Heikki Summala

Person

Curriculum Vitae

Professor of Traffic Psychology, University of Helsinki

Faculty Member, Institute of Behavioural Sciences

Co-Founder and Head, Traffic Research Unit (established 1971)

IAAP Fellow (International Association of Applied Psychology),

Recipient of A. R. Lauer Award, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society,

Member, Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors, International Traffic Medicine Association

Editorial Board Member, Accident Analysis & Prevention, Transportation Research F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour,Traffic Injury Prevention (Psychology Editor)

Latest publications

  1. E-pub ahead of print

    Expert evaluation of traffic signs: conventional vs. alternative designs

    Ben-Bassat, T., Shinar, D., Almqvist, R., Caird, J. K., Dewar, R. E., Lehtonen, E., Salmon, P. M., Sinclair, M., Summala, H., Zakowska, L. & Liberman, G., 14 Apr 2019, In : Ergonomics. 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Gaze doesn’t always lead steering

    Lehtonen, E., Lappi, O., Koskiahde, N., Mansikka, T. A., Hietamäki, J. L. I. & Summala, K. H. I., Dec 2018, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 121, p. 268-278 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. A computational model for driver's cognitive state, visual perception and intermittent attention in a distracted car following task

    Pekkanen, J. J. O., Lappi, O., Rinkkala, P., Tuhkanen, N. S., Frantsi, R. & Summala, K. H. I., 5 Sep 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 180194, p. 1-23 23 p., 180194.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. DDI2015, 4th International Driver Distraction and Inattention Conference

    Heikki Summala (Scientific Committee Member)
    9 Nov 201511 Nov 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. ICSC2015, International Cycling Safety Conference

    Heikki Summala (Scientific Committee Member)
    15 Sep 201516 Sep 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. Anticipatory look-ahead fixations in real curve driving

    Heikki Summala (Supervisor)
    21 Nov 2014

    Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

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Latest projects

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