Robert P. Mahan, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Behavioral and Brain Sciences / Industrial-Organizational Programs
  • Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1989

Research Interests

Applied Cognition, Interactive Distributed Simulation, Performance Measurement Modeling, Synthetic Task Development

Selected Publications

Marino, C. J. & Mahan, R. P. (in press) Supporting Nutrition-Related Decision-Making through Proximity Compatibility Display Principles. Human Factors, (pp.xxx-xxx).

Marino, C. J. & Mahan, R. P. (In press). Debating the information representation argument. Human Factors, (pp.xxx-xxx).

Lance, C., Baxter, D. & Mahan, R. (in press). Multi-source performance measurement: A reconceptualization. In W. Bennett, C. E. Lance, & D. J. Woehr (Eds)., Performance measurement: Current perspectives and future chanllenges (pp. xxx-xxx) LEA.

Williams, C. & Mahan R. (in press). Teams leading teams: An experimental investigation of leadership in multi-team systems. In W. Bennett, C. E. Lance, & D. J. Woehr (Eds)., Performance measurement: Current perspectives and future chanllenges (pp. xxx-xxx). LEA

Dunwoody, P., Marino, C., Mahan, R., Haarbauer, E. (2000). Cognitive adaptation and its consequences: a test of cognitive continuum theory. Journal Behavioral Decision-Making, 18, 122-147.

Mahan, R. P. (1999). The effects of stress on Tactical Team Decision-making. AGARD, Volume 17, North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Mahan, R. P, Kirchenbaum, S. &. Marino, C. (1998) Supporting diagnostic judgment during delayed feedback decision making through reliability feedforward techniques. International Journal of Cognitive Ergonomics 9, 33-49.

Mahan, R. P. Marino, C. & Haarbauer, E. (1998). Developing a boundary object perspective for team cognitive task analysis. Human Factors Proceeding 42, 433-440.

Mahan, R. P & Marino, C.. (1996) Delayed Feedback Decision Making. Human Factors Proceeding 38, 566-571.

Selected Professional Activities

  • International Society of Occupational Health and Saftey, Geneva
  • International Ergonomics Society
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
  • American Psychological Society
  • American Psychological Association