There are known individual differences in both ability to learn the layout of novel environments and flexibility of strategies for navigating known environments. It is unclear, however, how navigational abilities and situational awareness are impacted by high-stress scenarios and whether augmented reality (AR) could be employed to enhance performance and situational awareness.
This project will investigate three core questions:
UARC W911NF-19-D-0001 Task 21:
Visual navigation under high-stress conditions
PI: Michael Beyeler, Mary Hegarty, Scott Grafton, Barry Giesbrecht
October 2021 - September 2023
Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies (ICB)
Department of the Army