Category Archives: Hexapod

19 years of driving simulation research and still going strong

Starting in 1997, driving simulations have been a key interest for the Sydney Human Factors Research group. From studying aspects of  driving behaviour, to the effects of alcohol & drugs on driving, to motion sickness on task performance, driving simulation is a broad field of study for our group. Current projects involving driving simulations: Driving […]

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Motion Effects and Human Task performance

Presented at the Land Warfare Conference (Melbourne, Australia) and Defence Human Sciences Symposium (Adelaide, Australia) in 2012, Ms Elisabeth Magdas under the supervision of Dr Hamish McDougall has completed a number of studies investigating the effects of motion on human task performance.   Using an a CKAS hexapod, first year Psychology students had the drive […]

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