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Alertness and attention failure while Driving : A dose response, on-road track study

Description 
Drowsy driving is responsible for around 30% of all motor vehicle crashes, as reduced sleep results in drivers being inattentive and unresponsive to their environment. Our lab and others are working to establish how to measure drowsiness at the road-side akin to a breathalyser but for fatigue. But how much sleep is enough? This unique opportunity comprises the world's first real-driving, on-road study tracking multiple physiological markers of impairment following different 'doses' of sleep.
Essential criteria: 
Minimum entry requirements can be found here: https://www.monash.edu/admissions/entry-requirements/minimum
Keywords 
Sleep, driving, drowsiness, ocular, brain activity
School 
School of Psychological Sciences
Available options 
PhD/Doctorate
Time commitment 
Full-time
Top-up scholarship funding available 
Yes
Year 1: 
$5000
Year 2: 
$5000
Year 3: 
$5000
Physical location 
18 Innovation Walk

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