Department of Psychology: Dr. Michael S. Wogalter
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Dr. Michael S. Wogalter

Research Interests

Hazard and risk perception, warnings, technical documentation, complex visual and auditory displays, human information processing

Recent Publications

  • Laughery, K. R., & Wogalter, M. S. (2008). On the symbiotic relationship between warnings research and forensics. Human Factors, 50, 529-533.
  • Kim, S. & Wogalter, M. S. (2009). Habituation, dishabituation, and recovery effects in visual warnings. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 53, 1612-1616. 
  • Wogalter, M. S., & Cowley, J. A. (2009). Usability problems in word processing applications. 17th World Congress on Ergonomics, Proceedings of the XVIIth Triennial International Ergonomics Association. Beijing, China (CD File 2HU0054).
  • Duarte, E., Rebelo, M. S., & Wogalter, M.S. (2010). The potential of virtual reality (VR) for evaluating warning compliance. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries, 20, 526-537.
  • Laughery, K. R., & Wogalter, M. S. (2010). The safety hierarchy and its role in safety decisions. In Waldemar Karwowski and Gavriel Salvendy (Eds.) Advances in Human Factors, Ergonomics and Safety in Manufacturing and Service Industries (pp. 1010-1016). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. Also on CD ROM: ISBN-13: 978-0-9796435-4-5: ISBN-10_0-979-6435-4-6.
  • Wogalter, M. S., & Feng, E. (2010). Indirect warnings/instructions produce behavioral compliance. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries, 20, 500-510.
  • Kalsher, M. J., & Wogalter, M.S. (2011). Human factors basis for labeling on medical devices. In M. Weinger, M. Wicklund, & D. J. Gardner-Bonneau (eds.). Human Factors Aspects of Medical Devices (Chap. 13, pp. 543-593). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
  • Wogalter, M.S., & Laughery, K. R. (2011). Failure to detect gas leaks: Forensic human factors considerations. Ergonomics in Design, January, 21-23.