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Faculty and Staff Profile

Richard Tyrrell

Professor of Psychology


Office: 319-B Brackett
Phone: 656-4977
Fax: 656-0358
Email: TYRRELL@clemson.edu
Vita: http://www.clemson.edu/psych-fac/Tyrrell/index.html
Personal Website: http://www.clemson.edu/psych-fac/Tyrrell/index.html
 

 Educational Background

PhD Experimental Psychology
Penn State University 1993

MS Experimental Psychology
Penn State University 1989

BA Psychology
Hartwick College 1985

 Courses Taught

Intro to Psychology
Intro to Experimental Psychology (statistics)
Human Factors Psychology
Advanced Human Factors Psychology
Human Perception and Performance

 Research Interests

vision, night vision, vision in challenging conditions, transportation safety

 Research Publications

Wood, J.M., Tyrrell, R.A., Chaparro, A., Marszalek, R., Carberry, T.P., & Chu, B.S. (2012). Even moderate visual impairments degrade drivers’ ability to see pedestrians at night. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 53, 2586-2592.

Wood, J.M., Tyrrell, R.A., Marszalek, R., Lacherez, P., Carberry, T.P., & Chu, B.S. (2012). Using reflective clothing to enhance the conspicuity of bicyclists at night. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 45, 726-730.

Wood, J.M., Tyrrell, R.A., Marszalek, R., Lacherez, P., Chaparro, A., & Britt, T.W. (2011). Using biological motion to enhance the conspicuity of roadway workers. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 43, 1036-1041.

Wood, J.M., Tyrrell, R.A., Marszalek, R., Lacherez, P., Carberry, T.P., Chu, B.S. & King, M.J. (2010). Cyclist visibility at night-time: Perceptions of visibility do not necessarily match reality. The Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 21, 56-60.

Brooks, J.O., Goodenough, R.R., Crisler, M.C., Klein, N.D., Alley, R.L., Koon, B.L., Logan, W.C., Ogle, J.H., Tyrrell, R.A., & Wills, R.F. (2010). Simulator sickness during driving simulation studies. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 42, 788-796.

Moss, J.D., Muth, E.R., Tyrrell, R.A., & Stephens, B.R. (2010). Perceptual thresholds for visual lag: Effects of field of view and psychophysical technique. Displays, 31, 143-149.

Murphy, H.A., Duchowski, A.T., & Tyrrell, R.A. (2009). Hybrid image/model-based gaze-contingent rendering. Association for Computing Machinery Transactions on Applied Perception, 5(4), 1-21.

Tyrrell, R.A., Wood, J.M., Chaparro, A., Carberry, T.P., Chu, B.-S., & Marszalek, R.P. (2009). Seeing pedestrians at night: Visual clutter does not mask biological motion. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 41, 506-512.

Balk, S.A., Tyrrell, R.A., Brooks, J.O., & Carpenter, T.L. (2008). Highlighting human form and motion information enhances the conspicuity of pedestrians at night. Perception, 37, 1276-1284.

 Links

HFES Award