Kyle Hunter Hickerson

Kyle Hunter Hickerson

Kyle Hunter Hickerson

Graduate Research Assistant

Autonomous Vehicles, Trust in Automation, Aggressive Driving

I graduated  from George Mason University to compelte my B.S. in Psychology. I joined a human factors lab my senior year and participated in planning a study surronding the star ship robots. I am currently a first year PhD student working with Dr. Yi-Ching Lee in the Health Behaviors Lab. My current projects involve examining the frameworks of how ADHD drivers learn to drive, the family perspective of autonomous vehicles and how media can impact acceptance of self-driving vehicles. My research interests include self-driving vehicles, virtual reality and usability research.


PhD in Psychology - Fall 2020 to present

Concentration: Human Factors/Applied Cognition

George Mason University, Farifax, VA


B.S. Psychology - Graduated Spring 2019

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

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