Research, Publications, and Presentations

These papers, publications, and presentations have all been created and/or given by current and former members of the NASA FOCUS Lab team. To access the paper, publication, and/or presentation files, please click the link in the citations below (if available).

2016

Wertheimer, M., & Littlepage, G. (2016, March). Mapping predictors of team performance. Poster presented at Middle Tennessee State University's Scholars Week, Murfreesboro, TN.  


2015

Lester, E. M. (2015). NASA FOCUS lab operations manual (Undergraduate honors thesis). Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN. 

Lester, E. M. (2015). NASA FOCUS lab operations manual (Undergraduate honors thesis defense PowerPoint presentation). Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN. 

Lester, E. M., & Craig, P. (2015, May). High fidelity simulation and aviation training to improve problem solving skills and coordination. Paper presented at the 18th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Dayton, OH. 

Shriver, C. A. (2015). Assessing the impact of text-based communications on team performance in a flight operations center simulation (Master's thesis). Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN.

Shriver, C. A. (2015). Assessing the impact of text-based communications on team performance in a flight operations center simulation (Master's thesis defense PowerPoint presentation). Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN.

Calarco, H., Littlepage, G., & Wertheimer, M. (2015, October). Evaluation of I-ADAPT and TEAM-ADAPT performance measures. Poster presented at the 11th Annual River Cities I-O (RCIO) Psychology Conference, Chattanooga, TN. 

Beaufore, A. J. (2015). Effects of interdisciplinary high fidelity simulations: A look at initial industry success in aviation (Master's thesis proposal PowerPoint presentation). Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN.  

Lillard, R., Littlepage, G., Moffett II, R. G., Hein, M., Pearn, M., & Beaufore, A. J. (2015, April). Reducing occupational stereotypes in aviation: Explicit vs. Implicit Attitudes. Poster presented at the annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Philadelphia, PA.


2014

Beaufore, A. J., Pearn, M., Kidder, K., & Littlepage, G. (2014, October). Situational judgement testing: An applied application to the aviation industry. Poster presented at the 10th Annual River Cities I-O (RCIO) Psychology Conference, Chattanooga, TN.

Georgiou, A., Craig, P., & Littlepage, G. (2014). Rationale and overview of a high-fidelity simulation of a flight operations center. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research. 

Hein, M., Moffett III, R., Fritsch, A., Carlson, P., Craig, P., Georgiou, A., Bridges, D., Cooper, J., & Littlepage, G. (2014). Developing training with a high-fidelity simulation of a flight operations center. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research. 

Littlepage, G., Moffett III, R., Hein, M., & Sanders, E. (2014). Behavioral, cognitive, and performance outcomes of high-fidelity team training. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research.

Moffett III, R., Littlepage, G., Hein, M., Craig, P., Carlson, P., Georgiou, A., Fritsch, A., & Pearn, M. (2014). Participants, procedures, and measures used in the high-fidelity simulation of an airline flight operations center. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research. 


2013

Sanders, E.K., Littlepage, G., Hein, M., Bridges, D. (2013, April). Investigating the effects of team interaction on mental models of interdependence and communication. Paper presented at the annual International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Dayton, OH.

Littlepage, G. E., Craig, P. A., Hein, M. B., Moffett, R. G., Sanders, E., Carlson, P. R., Ivakh, A., & Georgiou, A. M., (2013, April). Teamwork and performance outcomes of high-fidelity airline operations center simulations. Paper presented at the annual International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Dayton, OH.

Hein, M., Carlson, P. Craig, P. Moffett, R. Littlepage, G. & Georgiou, A. (2013, July). Developing a high-fidelity simulation and training to improve coordination between aerospace specializations. Paper presented at the Human Computer Interaction International Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Moffett, R.G., Hein, M.B., Littlepage, G.L. (2013, July). Impact of cooperative task experiences on occupational stereotypes. Paper presented at the 2013 INGRoup Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Sanders, E.K., Littlepage, G., Hein, M., Bridges, D. (2013, July). Investigating the effects of team interaction on mental models of interdependence and communication. Paper presented at the 2013 INGRoup Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Carlson, P., & Georgiou, A. (2013, February). Assessments and culminating experiences. Presentation at the Aviation Accreditation Board International Institutional Workshop, Murfreesboro, TN. 

Fritsch, A., & Ivakh, A. (2013, March). Individual performance in airline simulations. Presentation at Middle Tennessee State University's Scholars Week, Murfreesboro, TN.

Georgiou, A., Craig, P., Littlepage, G., Moffett III, R., Hein, M., Hill, G., Hunt, T., Bridges, D., Carlson, P., Sanders, E., Ivakh, A., Cooper, J., Waite, L., Corbett, C., Amankwah, J., & Rice, A. (2013, May). High fidelity simulation and aviation training to improve problem solving skills and coordination. Paper presented at the 17th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Dayton, OH.


2012

Cooper, J. (2012). Meteorological impacts on universal e-lines operations. Paper presented at Middle Tennessee State University's Scholars Week, Murfreesboro, TN.

Littlepage, G., Craig, P., Hein, M., Moffett III, R., Georgiou, A., & Carlson, P. (2012, April). Training to enhance mutliteam coordination in the airline industry. Paper presented at the annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Sanders, E., Littlepage, G., & Hein, M. (2012, October). Using social network analysis to measure shared mental models. Paper presented at the 8th Annual River Cities I-O (RCIO) Psychology Conference, Chattanooga, TN.


2011

Moffett III, R. G., Hein, M., B., & Littlepage, G. L. (2011, May). Using a measure of occupational stereotype to assess ingroup-outgroup bias among aerospace specializations. Paper presented at the 16th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Dayton, OH.

Craig, P., Moffett, R., Littlepage, G., Hein, M., Georgiou, A., Hill, G., Henslee, J., Carlson, P., Cole, N., Cooper, J., Bridges, D., Amankwah, J., Tipton, D., & Waid, A. (2011, May). High-fidelity simulation and training to improve coordination among aerospace specializations. Paper presented at the 16th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Dayton, OH.