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Personal profile

Biography

Amanda has been involved in road safety research for the over a decade and her background is in the psychology behind driver behaviour. Amanda completed her PhD in Psychology at the University of Surrey, UK. Her PhD work focused on the role that emotions play in how a driver evaluates and responds to their current driving environment. She has published extensively in this area.

Amanda is currently a Research Fellow at Monash University Accident Research Centre, a position she took up in 2014 after spending a number of years working in road safety in England, Scotland and tthe Republic of Ireland.

Research area keywords

  • driving anger
  • aggressive driving
  • dax
  • das
  • anger expression
  • mood-congruent driving

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Research Output 2006 2020

Australian cyclists’ engagement in secondary tasks

Young, K. L., Stephens, A. N., O'Hern, S. & Koppel, S., Mar 2020, In : Journal of Transport & Health. 16, 10 p., 100793.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Do mindfulness interventions improve road safety? A systematic review

Koppel, S., Bugeja, L., Hua, P., Osborne, R., Stephens, A. N., Young, K. L., Chambers, R. & Hassed, C., 1 Feb 2019, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 123, p. 88-98 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Mindfulness predicts driver engagement in distracting activities

Young, K. L., Koppel, S., Stephens, A. N., Osborne, R., Chambers, R. & Hassed, C., 15 May 2019, In : Mindfulness. 10, 5, p. 913-922 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Mobile phone involvement, beliefs, and texting while driving in Ukraine

Hill, T., Sullman, M. J. M. & Stephens, A. N., 1 Apr 2019, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 125, p. 124-131 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Multigroup invariance of the DAS across a random and an internet-sourced sample

Sullman, M. J. M., Stephens, A. N. & Taylor, J. E., 1 Oct 2019, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 131, p. 137-145 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Advancing Women's Research Success Grant

Amanda Stephens (Recipient), 18 Mar 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Research Paper 2019

Amanda Stephens (Recipient), 16 Jul 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Press / Media

Aggression on Australian roads

Amanda Stephens & Michael Patrick Fitzharris

17/07/1715/08/17

6 items of Media coverage, 1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

BBC radio 4 podcast

Amanda Stephens

10/04/17

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Unsafe at Any Speed The case against human drivers

Amanda Stephens

15/02/17

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research