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Assoc/Prof Shayne Loft

Associate Professor
Psychological Science, School of

Contact details
Address
School of Psychological Science
The University of Western Australia (M304)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 4610
Email
shayne.loft@uwa.edu.au
Personal homepage
www.hufac.net
Qualifications
BAppSc Swinburne UT, BSc S.Qld, PhD Qld
Biography
2004 PhD. The University of Queensland.

Publications
2017

Wiggins, M.W., Loft, S., Westbrook, J. (2017). Data sources and research tools for human factors. In S. Landry (Ed.). Aviation Human Factors Handbook. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. Accepted 6 March 2017 and in press.

Chen, S., Visser, T.A.W, Huf, S., & Loft, S. (2017). Optimizing the balance between task automation and human manual control in simulated submarine track management. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied. Paper Accepted 16/2/17 and in Press

Strickland, L., Heathcote, A., Remington, R. W., & Loft, S. (2017). Accumulating evidence about what prospective memory costs actually reveal. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition. Paper Accepted 27/1/17 and in Press

Bowden, V. K., Visser, T. A. W., & Loft, S. (2017). Forgetting induced speeding: Can prospective memory failure account for drivers exceeding the speed limit?" Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied. Paper Accepted 4/12/16 and in Press

Bowden, V. K., Loft, S., Tatasciore, M., & Visser, T. A. W. (2017). Lowering thresholds for speed limit enforcement impairs peripheral object detection and increases driver subjective workload. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 98, 118-122.

2016

Loft, S., Morrell, D., Ponton, K., Braithwaite, J, Bowden, V., & Huf, S. (2016). The impact of uncertain contact location on situation awareness and performance in simulated submarine track management. Human Factors, 58, 1052-1068.

Loft, S., Chapman, M., & Smith, R. E. (2016). Reducing prospective memory error and costs in simulated air traffic control: External aids, extending practice and removing perceived memory requirements. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 22, 272-284.

Ballard, T., Yeo, G., Loft, S, Vancouver, J., & Neal A. (2016). An integrative formal model of motivation and decision making: The MGPM*. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101, 1240-1265.

Avci, G., Loft, S., Sheppard, D.P. 1, Woods, S.P. (2016). The effects of HIV disease and older age on laboratory-based, naturalistic, and self-perceived symptoms of prospective memory: Does retrieval cue type and delay interval matter? Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, 23, 716-743.

Bowden, V. K. & Loft, S. (2016). Using memory for prior aircraft events to detect conflicts under conditions of proactive air traffic control and with concurrent task requirements. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 22, 211-224.

2015

Loft, S, Sadler, A., Braithwaite, J., & Huf, S. (2015). The chronic detrimental impact of interruptions in a simulated submarine track management task. Human Factors, 57, 1417-1426.

Heathcote, A., Loft, S., & Remington, R. W. (2015). Slow down and remember to remember! A delay theory of prospective memory costs. Psychological Review, 122, 376-410.

Doyle, K. L., Weber, E., Morgan, E. E., Loft, S., Cushman, C., Villalobos, J., Johnston, E., & Woods, S.P. (2015). Habitual Prospective Memory in HIV disease. Neuropsychology, 29, 909-918.

Ball, H., Brewer, G., Loft, S., & Bowden, V. (2015). Uncovering continuous and transient monitoring profiles in event-based prospective memory. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 22, 492-499.

Loft, S., Bowden, V. K., Braithwaite, J., Morrell, D. B., Huf, S., & Durso, F. T. (2015). Situation awareness measures for simulated submarine track management. Human Factors, 57, 298-310.

Remington, R.W., & Loft, S. (2015). Attention and multi-tasking. Boehm-Davis, Deborah A. (Ed); Durso, Francis T. (Ed); Lee, John D. (Ed),(2015). APA Handbook of Human Systems Integration. APA Handbooks in Psychology., (pp. 261-276). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association, xxix, 625.

2014

Loft, S., Doyle, K., Naar-King, S., Outlaw, A., Nichols, S.L., Weber, E., Blackstone, K., & Woods, S.P. (2014). Allowing brief delays in responding improves event-based prospective memory for young adults living with HIV disease. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 36, 761-772.

Loft, S. (2014). Applying psychological science to examine prospective memory in simulated air traffic control. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23, 326-331.

Loft, S, Bowden, V., Ball, H., & Brewer, G. (2014). Fitting an ex-Gaussian function to examine costs in event-based prospective memory: Evidence for a continuous monitoring profile. Acta Psychologica, 152, 177-182.

Li, R., Loft, S., Weinborn, M., & Maybery, M. (2014). Event-based prospective memory deficits in individuals with high depressive symptomatology: Problems controlling attentional resources? Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 36, 577-587.

Woods, S.P., Doyle, K., Morgan, E. E., Naar-King, S., Outlaw, A. Y., & Loft, S. (2014). Task importance affects event-based prospective memory performance in adults with HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders and HIV-infected young adults with problematic substance use. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 20, 652-662.

Smith, R. E., McConnell-Rogers, M. D., McVay, J. C., Lopez, J. A., & Loft, S. (2014). Investigating how implementation intentions improve non-focal prospective memory tasks. Consciousness and Cognition, 27, 213-230.

Huang, T., Loft, S., & Humphreys, M.S. (2014). Internalizing versus externalizing control: Different ways to perform a time-based prospective memory task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 40, 1064-1071.

Smith, R. E., & Loft, S. (2014). Investigating the cost to ongoing tasks not associated with prospective memory task requirements. Consciousness and Cognition, 27, 1-13.

Li, R., Weinborn, M., Loft, S., & Maybery, M. (2014). Cognitive control processes underlying time-based prospective memory impairment in individuals with high depressive symptomatology. Acta Psychologica, 149, 18-23.

2013

Loft, S., Smith, R. E., & Remington, R. W. (2013). Minimizing the disruptive effects of prospective memory in simulated air traffic control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 19, 254-265.

Loft, S., Morrell, D. B., & Huf, S. (2013). Using the situation present assessment method to measure situation awareness in simulated submarine track management. International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics, 2, 33-48.

Loft, S., & Remington, R. W. (2013). Wait a second: Brief delays in responding reduce focality effects in event-based prospective memory. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 1432-1447.

Li, R., Weinborn, M., Loft, S., & Maybery, M. (2013). Patterns of prospective memory impairment amongst individuals with depression: The influence of cue type and delay interval. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 19, 718-722.

Doyle, K., Loft, S., Morgan, E., Weber, E., Cushman, C., Johnston, E., Ogor, G., & Woods, S. P. (2013). Prospective Memory in HIV-associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND): The Neuropsychological Dynamics of Time Monitoring. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 35, 259-272.

2011-2012

Loft, S., & Humphreys, M. S. (2012). Enhanced recognition of words previously presented in a task with non-focal prospective memory requirements. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 19, 1142-1147.

Loft, S., Smith, R. E., & Bhaskara, A. (2011). Prospective memory in an air traffic control simulation: External aids that signal when to act. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 17, 60-70.

Loft, S., Finnerty, D., & Remington, R. W. (2011). Using spatial context to support prospective memory in simulated air traffic control. Human Factors, 53, 662-671.

Stankovic, S., Loft, S., Rantanen, E., & Ponomarenko, N. (2011). Individual differences in the effect of vertical separation on conflict detection in air traffic control. The International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 21, 325-342.

Loft, S., Pearcey, B., & Remington, R. W. (2011). Varying the complexity of the prospective memory decision process in an air traffic control simulation. Zeitschrift für Psychologie - Journal of Psychology, 219, 77-84.

2009-2010

Loft, S., & Remington, R. W. (2010). Prospective memory and task interference in a continuous monitoring dynamic display task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 16, 145-167.

Yeo, G., Loft, S., Xiao, T., & Kiewitz, C. (2009). Goal orientations and performance: Differential relationships across levels of analysis and as a function of task demands. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 710-726.

Loft, S., Bolland, S., Humphreys, M.S., & Neal, A. (2009). A theory and model of conflict detection in air traffic control: Incorporating environmental constraints. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 15, 106-124.

Fothergill, S., Loft, S., & Neal., A. (2009). ATC-labAdvanced: An air traffic control simulator with realism and control. Behaviour Research Methods, 47, 118-127.

2007-2008

Loft, S., Kearney, R., Remington, R. (2008). Is task interference in event-based prospective memory dependent on cue presentation? Memory and Cognition, 36, 139-148.

Loft, S., Humphreys, M. S., & Whitney, S. J. (2008). Control of access to memory: The use of task interference as a behavioral probe. Journal of Memory and Language, 58, 465-479.

Loft, S., Neal, A., & Humphreys, M. (2007). The development of a general associative learning account of skill acquisition in a relative arrival-time judgement task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 33, 938-959.

Loft, S., Neal, A., Sanderson, P., & Mooij, M. (2007). Modeling and predicting mental workload in en route air traffic control: Critical review and broader implications. Human Factors, 49, 376-399.

Loft, S., & Yeo, G. (2007). An investigation into the resource requirements of event-based prospective memory. Memory and Cognition, 35, 263-274.

2003-2006

Boag, C., Neal, A., Loft, S., & Halford, G. (2006). An analysis of relational complexity in an air traffic control conflict detection task. Ergonomics, 49, 1508-1526.

Loft, S., Humphreys, M., & Neal, A. (2004). The influence of memory for prior instances on performance in a conflict detection task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 10, 173-187..

Loft, S., Hill, A., Neal, A., Humphreys, M. & Yeo, G. (2004). ATC-lab: An air traffic control simulator for the laboratory. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments and Computers, 36, 331-338.

Loft, S., Humphreys, M., & Neal, A. (2003). Prospective memory in air traffic control. In G. Edkins & P. Pfister (Eds). Innovation and Consolidation in Aviation. Aldershot, pp. 287-293. UK: Ashgate.









Funding received
Australian Research Council Funding total >3 million over seven competitive grants awarded

Industry Funding total >$3 million over 22 competitive grants awarded
Memberships
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Psychonomic Society
Honours and awards
2016: Publication Impact Award (Mid-Career)
School of Psychological Science (UWA)

2016: Research Funding Achieving Award (Mid –Career). School of Psychological Science (UWA)

2014: Meister Memorial Award for the Best Paper in Systems Development (for Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 58th Annual Meeting)

2011: American Psychological Society Rising Star Award

2008: Australian Psychological Society (APS) Early Career Research Award
Previous positions
2015-present: Associate Professor (Level D): University of Western Australia

2010: Senior Lecturer (Level C): University of Western Australia

2009: Lecturer (Level B): University of Western Australia

2007: Research Fellow (Level B) : University of Queensland

2004: ARC Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Level A): University of Queensland
Teaching
Masters Level (Industrial and Organisational Psychology): Psychology of Training

Masters Level (Industrial and Organisational Psychology): Human Factors

Fourth Year Statistics

Undergraduate Level: Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Current external positions
Associate Editor: Journal of Experimental Psychology Applied (2017-ongoing)

Associate Editor: Human Factors (2015-ongoing)
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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