Dr Ksander de Winkel is an experimental psychologist with expertise on mechanisms responsible for human perception, comfort and motion sickness. He is an expert on design, analysis and interpretation of (simulator) studies using psychological, psychophysical and physiological methods. His primary research topics at SWOV are human interaction with new technologies in vehicles, and the interaction between automated vehicles and other road users.

Ksander studied Applied Cognitive Psychology at Utrecht University and obtained his PhD degree for research on human perception of self-motion and spatial orientation performed at TNO. After his PhD, he was Assistant Professor at Delft University of Technology, and post-doc and project leader at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics.


Human factors in vehicle automation
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