Dr. Katerina Touliou is an Experimental Psychologist with a Master's degree in Research Methods in Psychology and a PhD from the Medical School at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh). She currently serves as a research associate at the Hellenic Institute of Transport (ΗΙΤ) within the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH).
Her primary research interests revolve around alternative sensory perception in drivers and riders, with a focus on the role of attention and distraction in driving performance. Her work also investigates the impact of medications and alcohol on driving behaviour, human behaviour dynamics, and the development and implementation of research methodologies and experimental theories. She conducts experimental and laboratory studies, employing advanced statistical analysis to examine the effect of human factors on driving behaviour. Additionally, she specializes in human factors/user experience research and usability testing methodologies specifically designed for elderly and disabled individuals.She has actively contributed to over 30 European and national research projects. Her work has resulted in over 70 publications in scientific journals and international conferences. She is a fellow member of the American Psychological Association (APA).
Experimental Psychologist, MSc on Research Methods in Psychology
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