Carryl Baldwin


Associate Professor and Director of the PhD Program, Department of Psychology, George Mason University


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Phone: 703.993.4653
Address:  David King Hall 2062
44oo University Blvd
Fairfax, VA 22030   


Dr. Baldwin has an active line of externally funded research and is currently working in conjunction with sponsors such as the National Highway Traffic Safety Foundation, Federal Highway Administration, Northrup Grumman, and Lockhead Martin. Previously she has successfully completed multiple projects for the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and both NASA Langley and NASA Ames.


The University of South Dakota
Ph.D.  Human Factors
1991 – 1997

Activities and Societies: HFES, Cognitive Neuroscience, ARCH Lab,


Associate Professor
George Mason University
Aug 2007 – Present

Adjunct Professor
University of South Dakota
Jun 2004 – Jun 2012

Assistant Professor
George Mason University
Aug 2007 – Jul 2011
Human Factors

Adjunct Associate Professor
Old Dominion University
Jul 2007 – Jul 2010

Assistant Professor
Old Dominion University
Aug 2001 – Jul 2007

Chair of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Aug 1995 – Jul 2001

APS Lab Profiles

Published on Feb 27, 2012PsychologicalScience

Current Research


Baldwin, C.L. (PI). Advanced Displays and Controls for Semiautonomous Systems. National Highway Safety Administration. Contract WPN 16-291, September, 2016 to September, 2017, $100,000.

Baldwin, C.L. (PI). SHRP2 Research Support. Federal Highway Administration, August 16,     2016 to August 15, 2018, $127,152.

Bannan, B., (Project Director) Peixoto, N. (Co-Director), and Baldwin, C. (Co-Director), Engineering networked tracking devices for smart medical and emergency response training. Provost Multidisciplinary Research Initiative. September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016, $50,000.

Baldwin, C. L. (PI), Detection of Mind Wandering during Driving with Physiological Metrics. National Highway Safety Administration. Contract DTNH22-14-C-00404, September, 2014 to May 2017, $288,408.

Baldwin, C. L. (PI), Urgency Coding Validations and Continued Development and Validation of the HFCV Predictive DVI Software Tool. Sponsored by the National Highway Safety Administration, Subcontract with WESTAT. December 5 2013 to October 4, 2015, $275,714.

Baldwin, C. L. (PI), Multimodal Urgency Coding – II, Human Factors in Connected Vehicles -II (HFCV), Subcontract with WESTAT. Sponsored by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. September 2011-July 2013,$199,472.

Baldwin, C. L. (PI), Forward Collision Warning Variability Research. Crash Warning Interface Metrics (CWIM) Phase 3 Subcontract with WESTAT. Sponsored by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. September 2011-July 2013, $299,945.

2011-Present: Principle Investigator, Multimodal Urgency Coding – II, Human Factors in Connected Vehicles -II(HFCV), Subcontract with WESTAT.  Sponsored by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, $200,000.

2011-Present: Principle Investigator, Forward Collision Warning Variability Research.  Crash Warning Interface Metrics (CWIM) Phase 3 Subcontract with WESTAT.  Sponsored by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, $300,000.

2010-2015: Project Director, Air Force Office of Scientific Research in conjunction with CENTEC: Center of Excellence in Neuroergonomics, Technology, and Cognition. “Auditory Cognition and Spatial Navigation and Neuroadaptive Systems for Enhanced Training.”

2009-2012: Principal Investigator, Naval Research Lab. “Real-Time Adaptive Training using Physiological Measures for Mitigation,” $564,000.

Selected Publications


Baldwin, C. L. (2012). Auditory Cognition and Human Performance: Research and Applications.Clermont, FL: CRC Press – Taylor & Francis.

Journal Articles

Barragan, D., Roberts, D. M., & Baldwin, C. L. (2016). Validation of the attention-related driving errors scale (ARDES) in an English-speaking sampleHuman Factors.

Roberts, D. M., Barragan, D., Chong, S. D., & Baldwin, C. L. (2016). ECG, pupillometry, and eye gaze measures of mindwandering across tasks.In Proceedings of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting.

Roberts, D. M., Barragan, D., Tweedie, D. W., Cantwell, J., Lipshie, N., &Baldwin, C. L. (2016). Indices of internal distractions during simulated driving and the sustained attention to response task. In Proceedings of 2nd Edition International Symposium on Somnolence, Vigilance, and Safety.

Baldwin, C. L., & Lewis, B. A. (2014). Equating Perceived Urgency across Modalities within a Simulated Driving Context. Applied Ergonomics.

Buzzell, G., Roberts, D., Baldwin, C. L., & McDonald, C. (in press).  Electrophysiological Indices of Spatial/ Semantic Conflict in the Auditory Modality: Effect of Individual Differences in Navigational Strategy. International Journal of Psychophysiology.

Baldwin, C. L., Eisert, J. L., Garcia, A.J., Lewis, B.,  Pratt, S. M., & Gonzalez, C. (2012). Multimodal Urgency Coding:  Auditory, Visual, and Tactile Parameters and Their Impact on Perceived Urgency. Work41, S1, 3586-3591. doi: 10.3233/WOR-2012-0669-3586.

Baldwin, C. L., & Penaranda, B. N. (2012). Adaptive training using an artificial neural network and EEG metrics for within- and cross-task workload classification, Neuroimage,49(1), 48-56, doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.07.047.

Baldwin, C. L. (2011).  Verbal collision avoidance messages during simulated driving: perceived urgency, alerting effectiveness, and annoyance. Ergonomics, 54(4), 328-337.

Baldwin, C. L., & Ash, I.  (2011). The role of sensory acuity in working memory capacity in young and old adults. Psychology and Aging25(3), 85-91.

Baldwin, C. L., & May, J. F. (2011). Loudness interacts with semantics in auditory warnings to impact rear-end collisions, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behavior, 14(1), 36-42.

Baldwin, C. L., & Reagan, I. (2009). Individual differences in route-learning strategy and associated working memory resources. Human Factors51, 368-377.

Dissertations Supervised

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