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Pizzol, L. (author), Hristozov, D. (author), Zabeo, A. (author), Gianpietro, B. (author), Wohlleben, W. (author), Koivisto, A.J. (author), Jensen, K.A. (author), Fransman, W. (author), Stone, V. (author), Marcomini, A. (author)
The increasing use of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) in nano-enabled products (NEPs) has raised societal concerns about their possible health and ecological implications. To ensure a high level of human and environmental protection it is essential to properly estimate the risks of these new materials and to develop adequate risk management...
article 2019
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Fu, W. (author), Landman, H.M. (author), van Paassen, M.M. (author), Mulder, M. (author)
We discuss an extension of the basic principles underlying the human haptic just noticeable difference (JND) in perceiving a manipulator's mechanical properties from force feedback. Two cases are studied: 1) the JND in perceiving the stiffness of manipulators with various masses; 2) the JND in perceiving the damping of a combined mass-spring...
article 2018
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Landman, H.M. (author), Groen, E.L. (author), van Paassen, M.M. (author), Bronkhorst, A.W. (author), Mulder, M. (author)
Objective: A conceptual model is proposed in order to explain pilot performance in surprising and startling situations. Background: Today’s debate around loss of control following in-flight events and the implementation of upset prevention and recovery training has highlighted the importance of pilots’ ability to deal with unexpected events....
article 2017
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Botschuijver, S. (author), Roeselers, G. (author), Levin, E. (author), Jonkers, D.M. (author), Welting, O. (author), Heinsbroek, S.E.M. (author), de Weerd, H.H. (author), Boekhout, T. (author), Fornai, M. (author), Masclee, A.A. (author), Schuren, F.H.J. (author), de Jonge, W.J. (author), Seppen, J. (author), van den Wijngaard, R.M. (author)
Background & Aims Visceral hypersensitivity is one feature of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Bacterial dysbiosis might be involved in the activation of nociceptive sensory pathways, but there have been few studies of the role of the mycobiome (the fungal microbiome) in the development of IBS. We analyzed intestinal mycobiomes of patients with...
article 2017
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Marquart, H. (author), Franken, R. (author), Goede, H. (author), Fransman, W. (author), Schinkel, J. (author)
The ECETOC TRA model (presently version 3.1) is often used to estimate worker inhalation and dermal exposure in regulatory risk assessment. The dermal model in ECETOC TRA has not yet been validated by comparison with independent measured exposure levels. This was the goal of the present study. Measured exposure levels and relevant contextual...
article 2017
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Willemse, C.J.A.M. (author), Toet, A. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author)
Social touch forms an important aspect of the human non-verbal communication repertoire, but is often overlooked in human–robot interaction. In this study, we investigated whether robot-initiated touches can induce physiological, emotional, and behavioral responses similar to those reported for human touches. Thirty-nine participants were...
article 2017
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Velt, K.B. (author), Daanen, H.A.M. (author)
It is the purpose of this study to investigate thermal sensation (TS) and thermal comfort (TC) in changing environments. Therefore, 10 subjects stayed in a 30 °C, 50% relative humidity for 30 min in summer clothes and then moved to a 20 °C room where they remained seated for 30 min (Hot to Reference - HR). Similarly, 11 subjects moved from a 10 ...
article 2017
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Diels, C. (author), Bos, J.E. (author)
This paper discusses the predicted increase in the occurrence and severity of motion sickness in self-driving cars. Self-driving cars have the potential to lead to significant benefits. From the driver's perspective, the direct benefits of this technology are considered increased comfort and productivity. However, we here show that the envisaged...
article 2016
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Willemse, C.J.A.M. (author), Gijsman, G. (author), Jung, M.M. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Heylen, D.K.J. (author)
In order to advance the understanding of affective touch perceptions, and in particular to inform the design of physical human-robot interactions, an online video study was conducted in which observed stroking touches were assessed on perceived pleasantness. Touches were applied at different velocities and either with a human hand, a robot hand,...
conference paper 2016
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Heiniö, R.L. (author), Noort, M.W.J. (author), Katina, K. (author), Alam, S.A. (author), Sozer, N. (author), de Kock, H.L. (author), Hersleth, M. (author), Poutanen, K. (author)
Background: Wholegrain foods are known to be health-beneficial but their sensory characteristics may be a limiting factor for consumption. The scientific literature of factors influencing sensory quality of wholegrain foods is rather scarce. Scope and approach: Many cereals like rye, oats, barley and sorghum are actually used mainly as...
article 2016
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Lubeck, A.J.A. (author), Bos, J.E. (author), Stins, J.F. (author)
Effects of visual roll-motion on postural sway and the subjective visual vertical (SVV) often is studied using mechanical devices, whereas electronic displays offer cheaper and more flexible alternatives. These devices typically emit and reflect light scattered by the edges of the screen, providing Earth-fixed cues of verticality. These cues may...
article 2016
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van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Heylen, D.K.J. (author)
Gentle stroking touches are rated most pleasant when applied at a velocity of between 1–10 cm/s. Such touches are considered highly relevant in social interactions. Here, we investigate whether stroking sensations generated by a vibrotactile array can produce similar pleasantness responses, with the ultimate goal of using this type of haptic...
conference paper 2016
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Sakellaris, I.A. (author), Saraga, D.E. (author), Mandin, C. (author), Roda, C. (author), Fossati, S. (author), de Kluizenaar, Y. (author), Carrer, P. (author), Dimitroulopoulou, S. (author), Mihucz, V.G. (author), Szigeti, T. (author), Hänninen, O. (author), de Oliveira Fernandes, E. (author), Bartzis, J.G. (author), Bluyssen, P.M. (author)
Indoor environmental conditions (thermal, noise, light, and indoor air quality) may affect workers’ comfort, and consequently their health and well-being, as well as their productivity. This study aimed to assess the relations between perceived indoor environment and occupants’ comfort, and to examine the modifying effects of both personal and...
article 2016
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Schelvis, R.M.C. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), van Genabeek, J.A.G.M. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Bohlneijer, E.T. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Background The importance of process evaluations in examining how and why interventions are (un) successful is increasingly recognized. Process evaluations mainly studied the implementation process and the quality of the implementation (fidelity). However, in adopting this approach for participatory organizational level occupational health...
article 2016
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Binsch, O. (author), Wabeke, T.R. (author), Valk, P.J.L. (author)
Leveraging miniaturized sensor and monitoring technology integrated in easy-to-wear wristband wearables represents a great opportunity for advancing Resilience and Mental Health of e.g. employees that experience high workload. Therefore, it is important to gain insights into the reliability of such technology before far reaching conclusions can...
conference paper 2016
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van Lettow, B. (author), de Vries, H. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Prototypes (i.e., social images representing perceptions of typical persons engaging in or refraining from certain behaviour) have been shown to explain health-related behaviours. The present meta-analysis quantified the strength of the associations of prototype perceptions with health motivation and behaviour. Specifically, the analysis...
article 2016
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Scheerman, J.F.M. (author), van Loveren, C. (author), van Meijel, B. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Wartewig, E. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Ket, J.C.F. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Objectives. This systematic and meta-analytic review aimed to quantify the association of psychosocial correlates with oral hygiene behaviour among 9- to 19-year olds. Methods. A systematic search up to August 2015 was carried out using the following databases: PubMed, PsycInfo, Embase, CINAHL and Web of Science. If necessary, authors of studies...
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Rossebo, J.E.Y. (author), Fransen, F. (author), Luiijf, H.A.M. (author)
The SEGRID (Security for Smart Electricity GRIDs) collaboration project, funded by the EU under the FP7 program investigates risk assessment methodologies and their possible need for enhancement. In this paper we discuss the need to include threat actor analysis in threat, vulnerability and risk assessments for smart grids based on the first...
conference paper 2016
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Mumaw, R.J. (author), Groen, E.L. (author), Fucke, L. (author), Anderson, R. (author), Bos, J.E. (author), Houben, M. (author)
Boeing saw the need for a valid, accessible tool that allows investigators to look at flight data and determine if spatial disorientation may have contributed to pilot control inputs.
article 2016
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den Hartog, E.A. (author), Koerhuis, C.L. (author)
The focus of this study was to establish a relationship between physical discomfort and performance. Eleven healthy male subjects participated in this pilot study. The subjects performed a 2-h protocol without and with significant thermal and mechanical discomfort. Various cognitive tasks were executed repeatedly during the protocol to evaluate...
article 2016
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