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Department of Psychology

James P. Bliss

Professor of Psychology


Ph.D., Human Factors Psychology
University of Central Florida.

Research Interests:

Dr. Bliss is interested in two primary areas of research. He is studying the occurrence of alarm (and automation) mistrust, the factors contributing to the development of mistrust, and how designers and trainers can optimize compliance to automated systems. His second area concerns the use of virtual environments in training for complex tasks such as firefighting, soldiering, and navigating unfamiliar environments.

Please visit his research lab page for more information about his research activities. 

Contact Information:

Room 346X, Mills Godwin Building
Department of Psychology
Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA 23529-0267.
Phone: 757-683-4051, e-mail: jbliss@odu.edu