Catherine Gabaude

Catherine Gabaude
Université Gustave Eiffel · Laboratoire de Psychologie et d'Ergonomie Appliquée (LaPEA)

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September 2001 - present
Université Gustave Eiffel
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  • Senior Researcher

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Publications (91)
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Active visual scanning of the scene is a key task-element in all forms of human locomotion. In the field of driving, steering (lateral control) and speed adjustments (longitudinal control) models are largely based on drivers’ visual inputs. Despite knowledge gained on gaze behaviour behind the wheel, our understanding of the sequential aspects of t...
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This special issue focusing on human factors perspectives on Highly Automated Driving (HAD). It is our desire that this special issue should serve as a first step toward the definition of a research domain centered on and dedicated to humantechnology relationships. These relationships are at the center of our cognitive processes and should be consi...
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Ce chapitre fait état des évolutions réglementaires qu'a connu l'examen psychotechnique ces quatre dernières années. Des éléments de contexte sont précisés ainsi que la méthode employée pour parvenir à la parution de trois arrêtés consécutifs au décret de 2016. Ce travail est le produit d'une concertation active entre les professionnels, les c...
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Afin de pouvoir évaluer les impacts de l'évolution réglementaire en matière d'examen psychotechnique, l'IFSTTAR a proposé à la Délégation à la Sécurité Routière de réaliser une enquête auprès des acteurs du contrôle de l'aptitude à la conduite automobile. Cette enquête visait à faire un état des lieux, en explorant le plus largement possible les pr...
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Active visual scanning of the scene is a key task-element in all forms of human locomotion. In the field of driving, steering (lateral control) and speed adjustments (longitudinal control) models are largely based on drivers' visual inputs. Despite knowledge gained on gaze behaviour behind the wheel, our understanding of the sequential aspects of t...
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les travaux menés en ingénierie de la résilience peuvent apporter un éclairage intéressant à considérer pour réinterroger notre vision de la sécurité en substituant une « sécurité productive » à la « sécurité de protection » actuelle
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Mind‐wandering (MW) has a negative impact on tasks requiring sustained and divided attention like driving. During MW, drivers experience perceptual decoupling. As driving is mainly a visual activity, it would seem to be appropriate to evaluate stages of visual information processing impaired during MW, using event‐related potential techniques. The...
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Afin de prolonger une conduite automobile sécuritaire des conducteurs âgés, il importe de mettre en place des interventions de perfectionnement de la conduite. Cette étude pilote visait à vérifier les effets d’une intervention de perfectionnement de la conduite automobile auprès de conducteurs âgés. Un dispositif pré-expérimental (questionnaires en...
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Abstract: The cessation of driving is a difficult transition for the elderly, but it can be facilitated through interventions. The purpose of this study was to explore the satisfaction, usefulness and applicability of the CarFreeMe intervention in the French-Canadian context. A qualitative clinical research device was used on ten older adults aged...
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Durant la seconde journée du colloque sur la psychologie des transports et de la mobilité, un atelier a été proposé aux psychologues pratiquant les examens psychotechniques. Ce travail pratique était destiné à échanger sur les pratiques et à rechercher des solutions à d'éventuels problèmes de terrain fréquemment rencontrés. Les éléments collectés d...
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Research works on operator monitoring underline the benefit of taking into consideration several signal modalities to improve accuracy for an objective mental state diagnosis. Heart rate (HR) is one of the most utilized systemic measures to assess cognitive workload (CW), whereas, respiration parameters are hardly utilized. This study aims at verif...
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Depuis les années 1970, l'accidentalité routière a connu une évolution remarquable, qui a conduit à moins de tués et moins de victimes sur les routes françaises. Mais les accidents restent trop nombreux et défraient encore les chroniques. Une plus grande sécurité routière justifie des mesures qui soulèvent des discussions animées où chacun se...
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Parmi les stratégies mises en oeuvre pour modifier les comportements des usagers de la route, l'éducation n'est pas celle qui apporte les résultats les plus immédiats mais elle est une composante essentielle d'une politique de sécurité routière équilibrée et une condition de l'acceptabilité sociale des mesures de sécurité routiè...
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Synthèse des connaissances sur l'accidentalité, les compétences et les actions possibles à l'égard des piétons, notamment les plus jeunes et les plus âgés
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The present work investigates the cardiovascular activity linked to the cognitive workload induced by the realisation of a supplemenary mental task to driving in a simulator. Specifically, heart rate (HR) and heart rate variability (HRV) are computed to establish the physiological modulations under different types of cognitive demands defined accor...
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MW is damaging for tasks requiring sustained and divided attention, for example driving. Recent findings seem to be indicating that off-task thoughts differently disrupt drivers. The present paper delved into characteristics of off-task thoughts to assess their respective detrimental impact on driving. Twenty volunteers had to declare their MW thou...
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Introduction The challenges of global ageing and the growing burden of chronic diseases require innovative interventions acting on health determinants like social participation. Many older adults do not have equitable opportunities to achieve full social participation, and interventions might underempower their personal and environmental resources...
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Que ce soit en matière de formation, d'évaluation, de rééducation ou encore en tant qu'acteurs de la recherche, les psychologues ont un rôle important à jouer dans le domaine de la sécurité routière. Les auteurs en font ici la démonstration, tout en posant un regard critique sur les modalités d'intervention et l'opérationnalisation des pratiques pr...
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En France, le nombre de personnes âgées de 75 ans ou plus augmentera de 31 % en 10 ans (entre 2020 et 2030), et de 57 % en seulement 20 ans (2020-2040) (INED, https://www.ined.fr/). Or, si la mobilité est restée stable entre 1994 et 2008 dans l'ensemble de la population (environ trois déplacements par jour), celle des personnes de plus de 75 ans a...
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Eye movement analysis offers the possibility to investigate what is behind the eyes: our brain. Among the variety of activities studied by cognitive ergonomics, car driving received particular attention regarding visual exploration. Here, the four main techniques used to analyse eye movement data while driving have been applied to gaze positions an...
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Rationale: Use of compensatory strategies, i.e., means used to adjust for diminished abilities, can optimize the community mobility of older drivers. However, although several investigations have been carried out on compensatory strategies, facilitators and barriers to the use of these strategies are mostly unknown. This study aimed to explore faci...
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Background To address the challenges of the global aging population, the World Health Organization promoted age-friendly communities as a way to foster the development of active aging community initiatives. Accordingly, key components (i.e., policies, services and structures related to the communities’ physical and social environments) should be de...
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In 2013, attention deficits accounted for 40 to 50 % of injury accidents. Recent studies have succeeded in detecting impaired states of attention, with a view to assisting the driver, and provide a new opportunity to increase road safety. This study focuses on the detection of drivers’ cognitive effort and seeks, through the study of heart rate cha...
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Les systèmes d'assistance à la conduite s'imposent peu à peu aux conducteurs. D'ici une dizaine d'années, le véhicule complètement autonome pourrait faire son entrée sur le réseau routier. Cet avènement semble être une opportunité pour offrir une mobilité sécurisée pour tous. Une question peut se poser : comment les conducteurs atteints de déclins...
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This study aimed to explore facilitators, barriers and needs for the use of adaptive driving strategies (i.e., means used to adjust driving for diminished abilities) which can optimize the community mobility of older drivers. An exploratory qualitative clinical research design was conducted with 11 older drivers, 7 relatives and 14 driving professi...
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En France en 2014, plus de 3.300 décès restent à dénombrer sur nos routes (Observatoire National Interministériel de Sécurité Routière [ONISR], 2015). La distraction et l’inattention sont considérées comme des facteurs contributifs de ces accidents. Elles semblent avoir des impacts négatifs différents sur les conducteurs mais seraient responsables...
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In 2014 in France, there are still over 3,300 killed on our roads. Distraction and inattention are considered as contributing factors for these accidents. These two different states seem to have different negative impacts on drivers’ behaviors but would be responsible for an equivalent part of accidents (Galéra et al, 2012). Distraction can be defi...
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Purpose Depending on the calibration of their cognitive abilities, some older drivers (ODs) might stop driving prematurely (under-estimators, UEs) and others could expose themselves to risky situations (over-estimators, OEs). The aim of the study was to compare the effectiveness of two cognitive training (CT) programs intended for ODs presenting a...
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In a study concerned with driving behaviors of older drivers (mean age 70 years) in a driving simulator, our findings indicate that telling older drivers that they are more at risk of accidents because of their age and their driving performance-related decline (i.e., exposing them to a stereotype threat concerning older drivers) severely impairs th...
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The thematic research group, called “Aging, Handicap and Experience” of the “gdr 3169-cnrs: Psycho-Ergo” (Research Group on Psychology and Human Factors Issues) has recently initiated reflection about the scientific context including mobility and public transport (http://www.gdr-psychoergo. org/). Based on these grounds as well as on the current st...
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Given the aging of the population, preserving quality of live and autonomy of older adults by helping them to continue to drive safely is a public health issue. Depending on their cognitive self-assessment, some older drivers (OD) might stop driving prematurely (under-estimators, UE) and others could expose themselves at risky situations (over-esti...
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Parking manoeuvring was studied in a driving simulator. Younger and older participants were classified according to the extent of their visual and attentional fields of view. The manoeuvres were made either in the presence of a spatial reference on the adjacent pavement (a pedestrian or a parking meter) or with no reference. It was found that the l...
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Avec le vieillissement de la population, préserver l’autonomie et la mobilité des seniors dans des conditions sûres est un enjeu de santé publique. Les besoins en termes de formation à la conduite automobile sont différents selon l’état cognitif des séniors et la façon dont ils régulent leur conduite. Beaucoup de conducteurs séniors (CS) ont une co...
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Pour une mobilité sure et durable des conducteurs âgés Quelles relations entre les auto-estimations de la cognition et de la capacité de conduite ? Aider les conducteurs les plus âgés à garder leur mobilité sans augmenter le risque d'accident est un défi majeur à relever. Il s'agit là de maintenir la conduite aussi longtemps qu'il est raisonnable c...
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The Master Activation model of attention (Michael, Vairet, and Fernandez, Capture attentionnelle en vision: La saillance, la pertinence, et la balance cortico-sous-corticale. In: G. A. Michael (ed), Neuroscience cognitive de l'attention visuelle [Cognitive Neuroscience of Visual Attention], Solal, Marseille, pp. 165-201, 2007; Michael, Lété, and Du...
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To maintain quality of life and autonomy, a safe mobility is needed for older people. Depending on the self-assessment of cognitive abilities, under-estimators (UE) stop driving prematurely and overestimators (OE) expose themselves at risky situations, by aging. Our hypothesis is that a correct estimation of cognitive abilities is required to reach...
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Maintenir l'autonomie des seniors dans des conditions sûres est un enjeu de santé publique. Une auto-estimation correcte des capacités cognitives par les seniors permettrait de réguler correctement la conduite automobile en termes d'exposition au risque d'accident et de modifications des startégies de conduite. Ainsi, il existerait des conducteurs...
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Depending on the self-assessment of their cognitive abilities, some older people might stop driving prematurely (under-estimators, UE) and others could expose themselves at risky situations (over-estimators, OE). Our hypothesis is that a cognitive training can help drivers to better estimate their cognitive abilities and consequently to better self...
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Objective: In a driving simulation, we investigated the efficacy of galvanic cutaneous stimulation (GCS) provided during curves or intermittently during the whole circuit to mitigate simulator syndrome (SS). Background: The literature on how GCS decreases SS, although scarce, has demonstrated the effectiveness of this technique. Stimulation with t...
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This study sought to ascertain whether both the avoidance of difficult driving situations and self-regulation (i.e., avoidance matched to one’s cognitive abilities) are typical of older drivers. Older and younger drivers (mean ages 71 and 30 years, respectively) self-rated their avoidance of ten specific driving situations (e.g., driving at night,...
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Use of different effectors in two consecutive actions could generate an attentional shift between the effectors with shorter latencies in the second action of reaching. 18 participants (10 men; M age = 21.3 yr.) participated in an experiment with two main variables: (1) effector switching with two levels (Switching and No Switching), where the part...
Technical Report
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This report constitutes the summary report workpackage 2 report on mobility patterns in the ageing European societs of the EU project CONSOL, “CONcerns and SOLutions – Road Safety in the Ageing Societies” (contract period: 2011-2013). All CONSOL partners contributed to the report by writing parts of the report (authors), participating in the litera...
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Use of cellular phones has been shown to be associated with crashes but many external distractions remain to be studied. To assess the risk associated with diversion of attention due to unexpected events or secondary tasks at the wheel. Responsibility case-control study. Adult emergency department of the Bordeaux University Hospital (France) from A...
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La question de l'évaluation de l'aptitude ou de l'inaptitude à la conduite est une question difficile car l'activité de conduite automobile est une activité complexe au cours de laquelle différentes régulations comportementales peuvent opérer et il est difficile d'évaluer, avec des outils suffisamment sensibles et spécifiques, l'adéquation entre l'...
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To assess the association between mind wandering (thinking unrelated to the task at hand) and the risk of being responsible for a motor vehicle crash. Responsibility case-control study. Adult emergency department of a university hospital in France, April 2010 to August 2011. 955 drivers injured in a motor vehicle crash. Responsibility for the crash...
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Objective To assess the association between mind wandering (thinking unrelated to the task at hand) and the risk of being responsible for a motor vehicle crash.
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Driving is a complex activity requiring good management of attentional resources, efficient cognitive control and decision-making. Numerous studies have sought to understand dual task interference, and in particular whether drivers have enough spare capacity to take on an additional task or whether the mental effort that demands results in driving...
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The aim of this study is to establish whether the thumb is represented independently of the palm. An exogenous spatial cueing paradigm was used, where participants had to detect a tactile stimulus that could appear on the proximal and distal phalanges or metacarpus of the thumb (thenar area; Experiment 1) and the metacarpus of the thumb or hypothen...
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Background Despite progresses achieved in road safety the number of lives saved is reaching a plateau in developed countries. Inattention at the wheel remains understudied. Aims/Objectives/Purpose In order to examine new ideas about potential causal factors and targets for interventions we investigated the association between mind wandering (MW) an...
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We examined older adults' self-regulation within the region of proximal learning (RPL) framework. Younger and older drivers completed four circuits of increasing difficulty in a driving simulator and were then given a limited amount of time to train for a test. Although older drivers chose to train on easier circuits than younger ones, both age gro...
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Goal-directed and stimulus-driven processes interact during the deployment of attention while driving. Using road elements localization, we investigate the issue of the salience/relevance balance (SRB) in visual search by seeking to understand the influence of age, task demands and scene presentation conditions. Twenty-four older drivers (mean age...
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Older drivers less dangerous for the others: results of a study including all injury crashes in France between 1996 and 2005 The objective of the study was to estimate the potential risks associated with older drivers compared to younger drivers, especially in driving situations that are more sensitive to age-related issues. The study population co...
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Abstract The study first examined the psychometric properties of a French version of the Driving Behaviour Questionnaire (DBQ-50 items; Reason et al., 1990) in a sample of 568 older drivers (55-91 years; M = 71). The predictive validity of the DBQ with respect to driving avoidance was then examined, and compared with that of material (11 items) ad...
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Cette étude examine dans un échantillon de 568 conducteurs âgés (55-91 ans ; moyenne = 71 ans) les propriétés psychométriques d'une version française du Driving Behaviour Questionnaire (DBQ-50 items ; Reason et al., 1990), un questionnaire qui cherche à objectiver différents types de comportements inadaptés de conduite. On a également analysé la va...
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The objective of the study was to estimate the potential risks associated with older drivers compared to younger drivers, especially in driving situations that are more sensitive to age-related issues. The study population comprised the road users involved in injury crashes recorded by police forces in France between 1996 and 2005, where at least o...
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The goal of this study was to establish whether the deterioration of the useful visual field due to sleep deprivation and age in a screen monitoring activity could be explained by a decrease in perceptual sensitivity and/or a modification of the participant's decision criterion (two indices derived from signal detection theory). In the first experi...
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People aged over 65 represent the most rapidly growing segment of the population in most industrialized countries. Compared with previous generations, these people will, in future, demand greater transport mobility. As the general population ages, the percentage of elderly drivers on the road will increase. It is well established that age per se is...