Adaptive strategies and goal management in car drivers

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The main research question that this thesis tries to answer is how drivers during high task demand situations assign priority to the various (sub)goals, and hence to the various (sub)tasks. More specifically, do drivers adapt their behaviour in high task demands, do tasks that are irrelevant to the driving task receive less attention than relevant tasks, how do drivers choose between goals when they are equally relevant for the main goal in driving? These are important questions: car driving is a time-critical and safetycritical task, and the assignment of priorities to subtasks may be of vital importance, both for the driver and for other traffic participants.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • University of Groningen
  • Meijman, Theodorus, Supervisor
  • Rothengatter, Johannes, Supervisor
Award date23-Nov-2000
Place of PublicationGroningen
Publication statusPublished - 23-Nov-2000

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