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Immanuel Barshi
Research Psychologist
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(2013)  AMES Honor Award, Performance Award
(2013)  Armed Forces, USAF ACC Director's Award
(2013)  NASA Group Achievement Award, F-22 Life Support System Independent Analysis Design Team
(2012)  Privately Sponsored, 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award- University of Central Missouri
(2012)  NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC), Group Achievement Award
(2012)  AMES Honor Award, Performance Award
(2012)  Peer Award, Human Research Program Peer Award
(2011)  AMES Honor Award, Performance Award
(2010)  AMES Honor Award, Performance Award
(2009)  AMES Group Achievement Award, NAOMS Survey Response Release Team
(2009)  AMES Honor Award, Performance Award
(2009)  AMES Honor Award, Time Off Award
(2008)  Privately Sponsored, United Space Alliance Quest for Excellence Award for Safety
(2008)  AMES Group Achievement Award, NAOMS Information Release Team
(2008)  NASA Honor Award, Service Award
(2008)  AMES Honor Award, Time Off Group Award
(2007)  Privately Sponsored, Southwest Airlines Award
(2007)  AMES Group Achievement Award, Stardust Risk Management Team
(2007)  AMES Honor Award, Performance Award
(2007)  Privately Sponsored, Homer S. Timmons Award, University of Colorado
(2006)  AMES Honor Award, AMES Performance Award
(2006)  AMES Honor Award, AMES Spotlight award
(2005)  NASA Group Achievement Award, Recurring Anomalies Review Team
(2004)  NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC), NESC Group Achievement Award- Recurring Anomalies Review Team
(2002)  Contractors Council, COTR of the Year
(2002)  AMES Honor Award, AMES Spotlight Award
(2001)  Technology Turning Goals Into Reality (TGIR) Awards, NASA TGIR Award
(1999)  AMES Honor Award, AMES Performance Award
(1998)  Privately Sponsored, Charlotte Hayes Dosier Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder
(1995)  Privately Sponsored, Graduate Student Research and Creative Work Award. University of Colorado, Boulder
(1995)  Privately Sponsored, Albert William Heyer Award for Graduate Student Contributions made to Applied Psychology. University of Colorado, Boulder
(1988)  Privately Sponsored, Reid Hemphill Outstanding Graduate Student Award. Central Missouri State University
(1988)  Privately Sponsored, College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Graduate Student. Central Missouri State University
(1988)  Privately Sponsored, Outstanding Graduate Student. Department of English, Central Missouri State University
(1987)  Privately Sponsored, English Department Achievement Award. Central Missouri State University
(1987)  Privately Sponsored, Graduation with Highest Honors - Summa Cum Laude. Central Missouri State University
(1986)  Privately Sponsored, Distinguished Scholar Award. Central Missouri State University
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C. J. Dennehy, J. S. Orr, I. . Barshi, & I. C. Statler (2014) A comprehensive analysis of the X-15 Flight 3-65 accident, NASA Technical Memorandum TM-2014-218538. Hampton, VA: NASA Langley Research Center Click to read more
I. . Barshi, & I. C. Statler (2014) A critical analysis of the X-15 3-65-97 accident = Part II: Human Factors, Presented at the 114th meeting of the Aerospace Control and Guidance Systems Committee, Cleveland, Ohio Click to read more
I. . Barshi, & I. C. Statler (2014) The Human Factors of an early space accident: Flight 3-65 of the X-15, NASA Technical Memorandum TM-2014-218414. Moffett Field, CA: NASA Ames Research Center Click to read more
I. . Barshi, I. C. Statler, & J. S. Orr (2014) The Human Factors of an Early Space Accident: Flight 3-65 of the X-15, Presented at the 7th International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety Conference, Friedrichshafen, Germany Click to read more
J. S. Orr, I. . Barshi, & I. C. Statler (2014) The X‐15 3‐65 Accident: An Aircraft Systems and Flight Control Perspective, Presented at the 7th International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety Conference, Friedrichshafen, Germany Click to read more
C. . Farris, & I. . Barshi (2013) Communicating for safety: Translations from Aero to Space, Paper presented at the 6th Conference of the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety. Montreal, Canada. Click to read more
A. . Degani, I. . Barshi, & M. G. Shafto (2013) Information organization in the airline cockpit: Lessons from flight 236, Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making, 7, 330-352 Click to read more
I. . Barshi, & C. . Farris (2013) Investigating ATC communication: From the field to the lab and back again, Paper presented at the 17th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology. Dayton, OH Click to read more
I. . Barshi, & C. . Farris (2013) Misunderstandings in ATC Communication: Language, Cognition, and Experimental Methodology, Burlington, VT: Ashgate Click to read more
A. F. Healy, V. I. Schneider, B. . McCormick, D. M. Fierman, C. J. Buck-Gengler, & I. . Barshi (2013) Which modality is best for presenting navigation instructions?, Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 2, 192-199 Click to read more
L. . Loukopoulos, & I. . Barshi (2012) Close interactions of the disconnected kind, HindSight, 16, 50-53 Click to read more
L. H. Martin, B. J. O'Keefe, L. . Schmidt, I. . Barshi, & R. . Mauro (2012) Houston, we have a problem solving model for training, Journal of Organizational Psychology, 12, 57-68 Click to read more
R. . Mauro, A. . Degani, L. . Loukopoulos, & I. . Barshi (2012) The operational context of procedures and checklists in commercial aviation, Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, (pp. 758-762) Click to read more
I. . Barshi, & J. M. Feldman (2012) The safety and ethics of crew meals, In S. J. Landry (Ed.), Advances in Human Aspects of Aviation (pp. 472-480). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. Click to read more
I. . Barshi, & L. . Loukopoulos (2012) Training for real world job performance, Training cognition: Optimizing efficiency, durability, and generalizability (pp. 287-306). New York: Psychology Press Click to read more
I. . Barshi, A. . Degani, D. . Iverson, & P. J. Lu (2012) Using medieval architecture as inspiration for display design: Parameter interrelationships and organizational structure, Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, (pp. 1799-1803) Click to read more
I. . Barshi (2011) An examination of a conceptual framework for processing and integrating information, Presented at the 16th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Dayton, Ohio. Click to read more
V. I. Schneider, A. F. Healy, I. . Barshi, & J. A. Kole (2011) Following navigation instructions presented verbally or spatially: Effects on training, retention, and transfer, Applied Cognitive Psychology 25, 53-67 Click to read more
I. . Barshi, M. . Kolbe, E. . Salas, & M. . Weinger (2011) Human factors training in aviation and healthcare: What we know works best and how to put it into practice, Presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Las Vegas, Nevada. Click to read more
L. S. Anderson, A. F. Healy, V. I. Schneider, & I. . Barshi (2011) Learning specificity in time and distance estimation: Implications for improved training, Poster presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, WA. Click to read more
I. . Barshi, A. . Degani, L. . Loukopoulos, & R. . Mauro (2011) Operational procedures, Presented at the 16th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Dayton, Ohio. Click to read more
I. . Barshi, & A. F. Healy (2011) The effects of spatial representation on memory for verbal navigation instructions, Memory & Cognition, 39, 47-62 Click to read more
C. . Farris, & I. . Barshi (2011) The ICAO language proficiency requirements and beyond: Communicative effectiveness, Presented at the 16th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Dayton, Ohio. Click to read more
V. I. Schneider, A. F. Healy, & I. . Barshi (2011) Transfer of training in following different types of navigation instructions, Poster presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, WA. Click to read more
V. I. Schneider, A. F. Healy, & I. . Barshi (2010) Learning specificity: Modality transfer in following navigation instructions, Presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, MO. Click to read more
A. F. Healy, V. I. Schneider, & I. . Barshi (2009) Cognitive processes in communication between pilots and air traffic control, In E. B. Hartonek (Ed.), Experimental psychology research trends (pp. 45-77). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers Click to read more
V. I. Schneider, A. F. Healy, I. . Barshi, B. . McCormick, & L. E. Bourne (2009) Effects of presentation order during training to follow navigation instructions, Presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA. Click to read more
K. . Funk, R. . Mauro, & I. . Barshi (2009) NextGen flight deck human factors issues, Presented at the 15th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Dayton, Ohio. Click to read more
R. . Mauro, & I. . Barshi (2009) Risk Assessment in Aviation, Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, (pp. 214-219) Click to read more
L. . Loukopoulos, R. K. Dismukes, & I. . Barshi (2009) The Hidden Complexity of Cockpit Operations, 62nd International Air Safety Seminar of the Flight Safety Foundation, Beijing, China. Click to read more
L. . Loukopoulos, R. K. Dismukes, & I. . Barshi (2009) The multitasking myth: Handling complexity in real-world operations, Burlington, VT: Ashgate Click to read more
L. . Loukopoulos, R. K. Dismukes, & I. . Barshi (2009) The Perils of Multitasking, Aerosafety World, 18-23. Click to read more
V. I. Schneider, A. F. Healy, C. J. Buck-Gengler, I. . Barshi, & L. E. Bourne (2008) Effects of presenting navigation instructions twice in the same or different modalities, Presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL. Click to read more
R. . Mauro, & I. . Barshi (2008) Human oriented procedure design for the Next Generation Air Transportation System, Presented at the Human Factors and NextGen: The Future of Aviation conference, Arlington, TX. Click to read more
L. . Loukopoulos, R. K. Dismukes, & I. . Barshi (2008) Pilot error: all skilled experts make mistakes, Working on Safety Conference, 4th International Conference, Prevention of Occupational Accidents in a Changing Work Environment, Herakleion, Crete, Greece. Click to read more
M. . Heymann, A. . Degani, & I. . Barshi (2007) Generating Procedures and Recovery Sequences: A Formal Approach, Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium of Aviation Psychology, April 22-25, 2007, Dayton, Ohio, 252-257 Click to read more
J. M. Feldman, & I. . Barshi (2007) The Effects of Blood Glucose Levels on Cognitive Performance: A Review of the Literature, Feldman (Bischoff), J., & Barshi, I. (2007) The Effects of Blood Glucose Levels on Cognitive Performance: A Review of the Literature, NASA Technical Memorandum 2007-214555. Moffett Field, CA: NASA Ames Research Center Click to read more
V. I. Schneider, A. F. Healy, C. J. Buck-Gengler, I. . Barshi, & L. E. Bourne (2007) The effects of feedback on learning to follow navigation instructions, Presented at the joint meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society and the Psychonomic Society, Edinburgh, Scotland. Click to read more
R. . Mauro, & I. . Barshi (2006) Evaluating Computer Based Training for In Flight Icing, Proceedings of the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Reno, NV. Click to read more
V. I. Schneider, A. F. Healy, I. . Barshi, & J. A. Kole (2006) Following verbal and spatial navigation instructions: Training, retention, and transfer, Presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Houston, TX. Click to read more
PDF download  J. W. McCandless, R. S. McCann, I. . Barshi, M. K. Kaiser, & A. . Andre (2006) Panel presentation: Human factors technologies for space exploration, In proceedings of Space 2006. San Jose, CA: AIAA Click to read more
I. . Barshi, L. . Loukopoulos, A. . Degani, & R. . Mauro (2006) Understanding human error: Implications for the design of equipment, procedures, and training, Presented at the 26th Congress of the International Association of Applied Psychology, Athens, Greece. Click to read more
B. K. Burian, I. . Barshi, & R. K. Dismukes (2005) Center we have a problem: Emergency and abnormal situations in aviation, Presentation given at the 13th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Click to read more
V. I. Schneider, A. F. Healy, I. . Barshi, & J. T. Parker (2005) Effect of computer display on executing navigation instructions, Presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Canada. Click to read more
R. . Mauro, & I. . Barshi (2005) Emotion-specific effects of stress on navigation tasks, Presented at the 13th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Oklahoma City, OK. Click to read more
V. I. Schneider, A. F. Healy, & I. . Barshi (2005) Following navigation instructions: Are movements equally difficult in all directions?, Presented at the 113th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. Click to read more
B. K. Burian, I. . Barshi, & R. K. Dismukes (2005) Many factors affect crew effectiveness in handling emergency or abnormal situations, ICAO Journal, 60:6, 16-32. Click to read more
B. K. Burian, I. . Barshi, & R. K. Dismukes (2005) The challenge of emergency and abnormal situations, NASA Technical Memorandum 2005-213462. Moffett Field, CA: NASA Ames Research Center Click to read more
R. . Mauro, & I. . Barshi (2005) Using risk management in emergency procedure design, Presented at the 13th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Oklahoma City, OK. Click to read more
B. K. Burian, I. . Barshi, & R. K. Dismukes (2004) Cabin crews in emergency and abnormal situations, The 21st International Aircraft Cabin Safety Symposium. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Southern California Safety Institute Click to read more
I. . Barshi, A. F. Healy, & V. I. Schneider (2004) Effects of instruction modality and readback on accuracy in following navigation commands, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 10, 245-257. Click to read more
B. K. Burian, I. . Barshi, & R. K. Dismukes (2004) Emergency and abnormal situations in aviation: Human factors concern, Presentation given to the Advanced Applications Group of ACS Advanced Technologies, Honeywell Laboratories, Minneapolis, MN Click to read more
V. I. Schneider, A. F. Healy, J. A. Kole, & I. . Barshi (2004) Following navigation instructions presented verbally and spatially, Presented at the 112th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii. Click to read more
B. K. Burian, I. . Barshi, & R. K. Dismukes (2004) Research issues related to aviation emergency and abnormal situations, Presentation given at the Aviation Safety and Security Program, Phase II Planning Meeting, Washington, DC Click to read more
V. I. Schneider, A. F. Healy, I. . Barshi, & J. A. Kole (2004) The effect of an interpolated task on following navigation instructions, Presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN. Click to read more
R. . Mauro, & I. . Barshi (2003) Cognitive science and aviation training: Foundations for effective learning and operational application, Proceedings of the World Aviation Congress. Montreal, Canada. Click to read more
R. K. Dismukes, L. . Loukopoulos, & I. . Barshi (2003) Concurrent task demands and pilot error in airport surface operations, Proceedings of the Flight Safety Foundation 56th Annual International Air Safety Seminar, Washington, DC Click to read more
R. K. Dismukes, & I. . Barshi (2003) Concurrent task demands in the cockpit: Challenges and vulnerabilites in routine flight operations, In Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology (pp. 737-742). Dayton, OH: The Wright State University Click to read more
B. K. Burian, I. . Barshi, & R. K. Dismukes (2003) Emergency and abnormal situations in aviation: The role of the dispatche, Presentation at the meeting of the Airline Dispatchers Federation Symposium. Orlando, Florida Click to read more
PDF download  B. K. Burian, & I. . Barshi (2003) Emergency and Abnormal Situations: A Review of ASRS Reports, Burian, B. K., & Barshi, I. (2003). Emergency and abnormal situations: A review of ASRS reports. In R. Jensen (Ed.) Proceedings of the 12 th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology. Dayton, Ohio: Wright State University Press. Click to read more
B. K. Burian, I. . Barshi, & R. K. Dismukes (2003) Emergency and abnormal situations: Aviation and process control industries, Presentation at the Fall Quarterly Meeting of the Abnormal Situation Management Consortium. Richmond, CA Click to read more
B. K. Burian, I. . Barshi, & R. K. Dismukes (2003) Emergency and abnormal situations: Focus on training, Presentation at the meeting of the Air Line Pilots Association Training Council, Moffett Field, CA Click to read more
V. I. Schneider, A. F. Healy, & I. . Barshi (2003) Factors influencing repeating and following navigation instructions, Presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, Canada. Click to read more
J. M. Feldman, & I. . Barshi (2003) Flying on empty: ASRS reports on the effects of hunger on pilot performance, Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Dayton, Ohio, 125-129. Click to read more
B. K. Burian, I. . Barshi, & R. K. Dismukes (2003) Issues in aeronautical emergency and abnormal situations, Presentation at the meeting of the Air Transport Association Human Factors Committee, Moffett Field, CA Click to read more
B. K. Burian, R. K. Dismukes, & I. . Barshi (2003) Overview of the emergency and abnormal situations project, Presentation at the meeting of the Air Line Pilots Association Operations Committee, Air Line Pilots Safety Week Forum. Washington, D. C Click to read more
L. . Loukopoulos, R. K. Dismukes, & I. . Barshi (2003) The Challenge of Routine Flight Operations, Proceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Human Decision Making and Manual Control, 2-4 June, 2003, Linkoping University, Sweden, 175-185 Click to read more
PDF download  B. K. Burian, & I. . Barshi (2003) The Emergency and Abnormal Situations Project, Burian, B. K., Dismukes, R. K., & Barshi, I. (2003). The Emergency and Abnormal Situations Project. In T. McCarthy (Ed.), Proceedings of the ISASI 2003 Conference. August 26-28, 2003. Washington, D.C. Click to read more
B. K. Burian, I. . Barshi, & R. K. Dismukes (2003) The emergency and abnormal situations project at the NASA Ames Research Center, Presentation at the International Symposium on Emergency and Abnormal Situations in Aviation. Santa Clara, CA Click to read more
R. . Mauro, & I. . Barshi (2003) Training Smart: Using principles of cognitive science in aeronautical education and training, Proceedings of the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Reno, NV. Click to read more
A. F. Healy, C. J. Buck-Gengler, I. . Barshi, J. T. Parker, V. I. Schneider, W. D. Raymond, N. N. LaVoie, A. R. Bowles, P. . Pauli, J. A. Fisher, & L. E. Bourne (2002) Optimizing the durability and generalizability of knowledge and skills., In S. P. Shohov (Ed.), Advances in psychology research (Vol. 8, pp. 103-174). Huntington, NY: Nova Science Publishers. Also reprinted in S. P. Shohov (Ed.), Trends in Cognitive Psychology (2002, pp.123-192). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers. Click to read more
I. . Barshi, & A. F. Healy (2002) The effects of mental representation on performance in a navigation task, Memory & Cognition, 30, 1189-1203. Click to read more
R. . Mauro, I. . Barshi, & S. . Pederson (2001) Affect, Experience, & Aeronautical Decision-making, Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Ohio State University. Click to read more
B. K. Burian, I. . Barshi, & R. K. Dismukes (2001) An introduction to issues in aviation emergency and abnormal situations, Presentation given at the Civil Aviation Authority United Kingdom, Human Factors Division, London, England Click to read more
PDF download  L. . Loukopoulos, R. K. Dismukes, & I. . Barshi (2001) Cockpit Interruptions and Distractions: A Line Observation Study, In R. Jensen (Ed.), Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University. Click to read more
I. . Barshi, & R. . Chute (2001) Cross wires: What do pilots and controllers know about each other's job?, Flight Safety Australia, 5, 3, 58. Click to read more
B. K. Burian, & I. . Barshi (2001) Issues in emergency and abnormal situations, Presentation given at the NASA-FAA-Boeing Research and Development in Aviation Joint Meeting, Seattle, Washington Click to read more
M. S. Feary, & I. . Barshi (2000) "Why is it doing that?" Two perspectives on an autoflight system, Proceedings of the Tenth Symposium of Aviation Psychology (pp. 1304-1307). Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University. Click to read more
R. . Mauro, & I. . Barshi (2000) Aircrew decision training and evaluation using the internet, Proceedings of the 19th Digital Avionics System Conference (pp. 5.B.5-1 - 5.B.5-8). Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Inc. Click to read more
R. . Mauro, & I. . Barshi (2000) Fear and Flying: Effects of Emotional Stress on Memory in Simulated Flight and Analog Tasks, In R. S. Jensen (Ed.), Proceedings of the Tenth Symposium of Aviation Psychology (pp. 1331-1336). Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University. Click to read more
R. . Mauro, & I. . Barshi (2000) Using an Internet-Based Decision Research System in Aviation Research, Proceedings of the Tenth Symposium of Aviation Psychology (pp. 848-853). Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University. Click to read more
D. L. Payne, & I. . Barshi (1999) External possession: What, how, where and why, In Payne, D. L., and I. Barshi, (Eds.), External possession (pp. 3-29). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Click to read more
R. . Mauro, & I. . Barshi (1999) Using an Internet-Based Decision Research System in Aviation Training Research, Proceedings of the International Aviation Training Symposium (pp. 241-250). Oklahoma City, OK: The FAA Academy. Click to read more
PDF download  M. S. Feary, I. . Barshi, L. . Sherry, & M. L. Atkins (1999) Why is it Doing That? Perspectives of the FMS., Feary, M., and Barshi, I. (1999) "Why is it Doing That?" Perspectives of the FMS. Paper presented at the Tenth International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Columbus, OH (May 3 -May 7). Click to read more
I. . Barshi (1998) Argument structure and Maasai possessive interpretation: Implications for language learning, In Healy, A. F., & Bourne, L. E. Jr. (Eds.), Foreign language learning: Psycholinguistic studies on training and retention (pp. 213-230). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. Click to read more
I. . Barshi (1998) Misunderstandings in voice communication: Effects of fluency in a second language, In Healy, A. F., & Bourne, L. E. Jr. (Eds.), Foreign language learning: Psycholinguistic studies on training and retention (pp. 161-192). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. Click to read more
I. . Barshi (1995) Semantic Synthesis, Caiet de Semiotica, 11, 20-36. Click to read more
I. . Barshi, & A. F. Healy (1993) Checklist procedures and the cost of automaticity, Memory & Cognition, 21, 496-505. Click to read more
I. . Barshi (1990) Constructing Ambiguities: The Case of Daisy and Frederick, Language and Style: An International Journal, 23, 489-494. Click to read more
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