Book Chapters, Monographs, Technical Reports, Book Reviews, & Solicited Articles


Thomas, F.D., Korbelak, K.T., Divekar, G.U., Blomberg, R.D, Romoser, M.R.E. & Fisher, D. L. (2013, January).  Evaluation of a New Approach to Training Hazard Anticipation Skills of Young Drivers.  Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Thomas, F.D. III, Blomberg, R.D., Korbelak, K.T., Divekar, G.U., and Fisher, D.L.. (2012, December).  Effect of PC-Based Attention Maintenance Training Over Time and as a Function of Driver Experience (Final Report, NHTSA Contract Number DTNH22-09-D-00138). Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Fisher, D. L., Schweickert, R., Drury, C. (2012).  Mathematical models in engineering psychology: Optimizing performance.  G. Salvendy (Ed.), Handbook of human factors and ergonomics (3rd edition).  Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Thomas, F. D., III, Blomberg, R. D., & Fisher, D. L. (2012, April). A Fresh Look at Driver Education in America. (Report No. DOT HS 811 543). Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Thomas, F. D. III, Pollatsek, A., Pradhan, A., Divekar, A., Blomberg, R.D., Reagan, I, and Fisher, D.  (2011).  Field and Simulator Evaluations of a PC-based Attention Maintenance Training Program (DOT HS 811 469).  Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Stoner, H. A., Fisher, D. L. and Mollenhauer, M. A. (2011).  Simulator and scenario factors influencing simulator sickness.  In D. Fisher, M. Rizzo, J. Caird and J. Lee (Eds), Handbook of Driving Simulation for Engineering, Medicine and Psychology.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Ouimet, M.C., Simons-Morton, B.G., Fisher, D.L. and Duffy, C.W.  (2011).  Understanding and Changing the Young Driver Problem: a Review of the Randomized Controlled Trials Conducted with Driving Simulation.  In D. Fisher, M. Rizzo, J. Caird and J. Lee (Eds), Handbook of Driving Simulation for Engineering, Medicine and Psychology.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Fisher, D. L., Pollatsek, A. and Horrey, W.  (2011).  Eye Behaviors: How Driving Simulators Can Expand Their Role in Science and Engineering.  In D. Fisher, M. Rizzo, J. Caird and J. Lee (Eds), Handbook of Driving Simulation for Engineering, Medicine and Psychology. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Pollatsek, A., Vlaveld, W., Kappe, B., Pradhan, A. and Fisher, D. L. (2011).  Driving Simulators as Training and Evaluation Tools: Novice Drivers.  In D. Fisher, M. Rizzo, J. Caird and J. Lee (Eds), Handbook of Driving Simulation for Engineering, Medicine and Psychology.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Thomas, F.D., Pollatsek, A., Pradhan, A., Divekar, G., Reagan, I., Fisher, D. and Blomberg, R. D.  (2010).  PC-based Attention Maintenance Training: Development and Evaluation of a PC-based Attention Maintenance Training Program (DTNH22-05-D-35043).  Washington, D.C.: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Fisher, D. L. (2010).  Simulator Evaluation of HAT-Video and HAT-3D. Amherst, MA: Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts. 

Thomas, F.D., Blomberg, R.D. and Fisher, D.L.  (2008).  On Developing a New Generation of Driver Education (DTNH22-05-D-35043, Task Order 4).  Washington, D.C.: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, pp 1 – 79.

Dahlstrom-Hakki, I., Pollatsek, A., Fisher, D. L., Miller, B.. and Rayner, K.  (2008).  Eye Movements and Individual Differences in Mental Rotation.   In K. Rayner, D. Shen, X. Bai, and G. Yan (Eds.)  Cognitive and Cultural Influences on Eye Movements.  Tianjin: Tianjin People’s Publishing House, pp 209 - 232.

Pollatsek, A. Fisher, D. L., & Pradhan, A. (2008).  Using eye movements to study and improve driving safety.  In K. Rayner, D. Shen, X. Bai, and G. Yan (Eds.), Cognitive and Cultural Influences on Eye Movements.  Tianjin: Tianjin People’s Publishing House, pp 157 - 172.

Fisher, D. L. (2008).  Evaluation of PC-Based Novice Driver Risk Awareness (DTNH22-04-H-01421).  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Washington, D.C.

Fisher, D. L. & Pollatsek, A.  (2007)  Novice driver crashes:  failure to divide attention or failure to recognize risks.  In A.F. Kramer, D. Wiegmann, and A. Kirlik (Eds.),  Attention: From Theory to Practice.  Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Fisher, D. L., Schweickert, R., Drury, C. (2006).  Mathematical models in engineering psychology: Optimizing performance.  G. Salvendy (Ed.), Handbook of human factors and ergonomics (2nd edition).  Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, pp 997-1024.

Wachtel, J.  Romoser, M.,  Fisher, D.L, Sizov, K.A., and Mourant, R.R. (2005).  The Potential to Enhance Older Drivers: Critical Driving Skills Through Simulator-Based Advisement (Chapter 9). In L. Dorn (Ed.), Driver Behaviour and Training: Vol. II. London: Ashgate, pp 105-120.

Upchurch, J., Fisher, D. L., and Waraich, B.  (2004).  Signing of two lane exits with an option lane [final report to the National Cooperative Highway Research Program on Project 20-7 (155)].  Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, pp. 1-72.

Woolf, B. P., Romoser, M., Bergeron, D., & Fisher, D. L. (2003). Tutoring 3-Dimensional Visual Skills: Dynamic Adaptation to Cognitive Level.  In H. U. Hopper et al., (Eds.), Artificial Intelligence and Education, Shaping the Future of Learning through Intelligent Technologies.  Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IOS Press, pp 515-517.

Fisher, D. L., Pradhan, A. K., Hammel, K. R., DeRamus, R., Noyce, D. A. and Pollatsek, A. P.  (2003).  Are younger drivers less able than older drivers to recognize risks on the road?  Injury Insights, February/March, 1,2,7.

Fisher, D. L. (2000). Cognitive aging and adaptive technologies.  In P.C. Stern and L. L. Carstensen (Eds.), The aging mind: Opportunities in cognitive research.  Washington, D.C.: National Research Council, 166-188.

Fisher, D. L., Katsikopoulos, K. V. and Duffy, S. A. (2000).  Cognitive slowing among older adults: What kind and how much?  In T. Perfect and E. Maylor (Eds.), Models of cognitive aging.  Oxford: Oxford University Pres, 87-124.

Laurie, N. E., Fisher, D. L., Glaser, R., Brock, J. F.,  Pollatsek, A. and Duffy, S. (1999).  Training risk perception with a PC based trainer: Does training generalize to an advanced driving simulator?  In G. C. H. Lee (Ed.),  Advances in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety.  Washington, D. C.: IOS Press, 441-446.

Gorman, M. and Fisher, D. L. (1997).  Cognitive aging: General versus process-specific slowing in a visual search task.  In W. Rogers, Designing for an Aging Population: Ten Years of Human Factors/Ergonomics Research.  Santa Monica, CA: The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, pp 129-133.

Katsikopoulos, K. V., Fisher, D. L. and Pullen, M. T. (1997).  Paired associate learning: Age Differences.  In W. Rogers, Designing for an Aging Population: Ten Years of Human Factors/Ergonomics Research.  Santa Monica, CA: The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, pp. 104-108.

Fisher, D. L.  (1996).  State models of skill acquisition: Optimizing the training of older adults.  In W. A. Rogers, A. D. Fisk and N. Walker (Eds.), Aging and skilled performance: Advances in theory and applications.  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, pp. 17-44.

Fisher, D. L., Fisk, A. D. and Duffy, S. A. (1995).  Why latent models are needed to test hypotheses about the slowing of word and language processes in older adults?  In P. Allen and T. Bashore, Advances in Psychology: Age differences in word and language processing.  New York:  Elsevier North-Holland, pp. 1-29.

Wood, D. D., Andres, R. O. and Fisher, D. L. (1995).  Perceived discomfort ratings during repeated isometric grip force exertions.  Bittner and Champney (Eds.), Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety VII.  London: Taylor and Francis, pp. 569‑575.

Collura, J., Fisher, D. L., Szymkowiak, A., and Kaul, K. (1994).  The NYNEX advanced traveler information system: A baseline evaluation of transaction quality and system usability within the customer service center.  Amherst, MA: Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Industrial Engineering and Operations Research.

Fisher, D. L. and Townsend, J. T. (February 1993).  Models of Morse code skill acquisition: Simulation and analysis.  Alexandria, VA: U.S. Army Research Institute, Training Systems Research Division, Automated Instructional Systems Technical Area.

Fisher, D. L. (1993).  The matter and mechanisms of integration.   In K. Rayner (Ed.), Eye movements and visual cognition: Scene perception and reading.  New York: Springer-Verlag, pp 192-202.

Fisher, D. L. (1992).  Cassandra and Pollyanna: Theory and practice in human factors.  Insight: Visual Performance Technical Group Newsletter, 14 (1).

Schweickert, R., Fisher, D. L. and Goldstein. W. M. (1992).  General latent network theory: Structural and quantitative analysis of networks of cognitive processes (Technical Report 92-1).  West Lafayette: Purdue University Mathematical Psychology Program.

Schweickert, R. and Fisher, D. L. (1987).  Stochastic, network and deterministic models (Chapter 8.5).  In G. Salvendy (Ed.), Handbook of Human Factors/Ergonomics.  New York: Wiley.

Rayner, K. and Fisher, D. L. (1986).  Eye movements and the perceptual span in visual search.  In J. K. O'Regan and A. Levy-Schoen (Eds.), Eye movements: from physiology to cognition.  Amsterdam: Elsevier North Holland.

Fisher, D. L. (1985).  Network models of reaction time: The generalized OP diagram.  In G. d'Ydewalle (Ed.), Cognition, Information Processing and Motivation (Volume 3).  Amsterdam: North-Holland Press, 229‑254.

Fisher, D. L. (1980).  Assessment of reading competencies.  Washington, D. C.: U. S. Government Printing Office (0‑302‑477).

Fisher, D. L. (1980).  Functional illiteracy: Another view.  Support for the Learning and Teaching of English, Volume 5, Number 2.   Urbana, Illinois: National Council of Teachers of English.

Fisher, D. L. (January 1978).  Functional literacy and the schools.   Washington, D. C.: National Institute of Education, Department of Education.