Publications for Lerner

Westat researchers publish on a wide array of topics that further our understanding of the field and focus on improving lives through research. Selected publications that communicate our findings, including books, peer-reviewed articles and technical reports, conference proceedings, and more are presented here.

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Boyle, R.G., D'Silva, J., Stanton, C.A., Carusi, C., and Tang, Z. (2017). Disparities in cigarette smoking and use of other tobacco products in Minnesota, 2003-14. Journal of Public Health, 1-8.DOIPubMed
Brooks, G.P., Diaz, E.A., and Johanson, G.A. (2017). A precision-based and adaptive approach to number of replications for Monte Carlo studies of robustness and power. General Linear Model Journal, 43(1), 31-49.Source (PDF)
McGurk, S.R., Drake, R.E., Xie, H., Riley, J., Milfort, R., Hale, T.W., and Frey, W.D. (2017). Cognitive predictors of work among Social Security Disability Insurance beneficiaries with psychiatric disorders enrolled in IPS supported employment. Schizophrenia Bulletin.DOIPubMed
2017 Publications
Baldwin, C.L., Roberts, D.M., Barragan, D., Lee, J.D., Lerner, N., and Higgins, J.S. (2017). Detecting and quantifying mind wandering during simulated driving. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 406.DOIPubMed
Gaspar, J., Brown, T., Schwarz, C., Lee, J.D., Lerner, N., Kang, J., and Higgins, J. (2017). Evaluating driver drowsiness countermeasures. Proceedings of the 25th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV). Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.Source (PDF)
Brown, T., Marshall, D., Lerner, N., and Gaspar, J. (2017). Replicating test track protocols in a simulator: What needs to be matched? Proceedings of the Ninth International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Public Policy Center.Source (PDF)
2015 Publications
Lerner, N., Singer, J., Kellman, D., and Traube, E. (2015). In-vehicle noise alters the perceived meaning of auditory signals. Proceedings of the Eighth International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. (pp. 401-407). Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Public Policy Center.Source (PDF)
Singer, J., Lerner, N., Baldwin, C., and Traube, E. (2015). Auditory alerts in vehicles: Effects of alert characteristics and ambient noise conditions on perceived meaning and detectability. Proceedings of the 24th Enhanced Safety of Vehicles Conference.Source
2014 Publications
Lerner, N., Robinson, E., Singer, J., Jenness, J.W., Huey, R., Baldwin, C., and Fitch, G. (2014). Human factors for connected vehicles: Effective warning interface research findings. (Report No. DOT HS 812 068). Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.Source (PDF)