LI Yau Wai Simon, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 302 Scopus Citations
  • 8 Scopus h-Index
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Chinese Name



Dr. Simon Y. W. Li received his PhD from University College London (UCL Interaction Centre) and carried out his postdoctoral research at University of New South Wales, Sydney (Centre for Health Informatics). He is a cognitive psychologist specialised in human-computer interaction/human factors. His research is focused on the cognitive aspect of human interactive behavior in using technology with an emphasis on medical settings. His current research interests include auditory displays in healthcare, effects of interruption and multitasking, and human error.

Research interests

Human Computer Interaction/Human Factors, Human Error, Interruption/Multitasking

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Physiologic Monitoring Medicine & Life Sciences
Patient Safety Medicine & Life Sciences
Multitasking Engineering & Materials Science
Vital Signs Medicine & Life Sciences
Punishment Medicine & Life Sciences
Workflow Medicine & Life Sciences
Electronic Prescribing Medicine & Life Sciences
Error detection Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2013 2019

Research Output 2005 2019

1 Downloads (Pure)

Human Error: The Impact of Job Insecurity on Attention-Related Cognitive Errors and Error Detection

ROLL, L. C., SIU, O. L., LI, Y. W. S. & DE WITTE, H., 8 Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16, 13, 61 p., 2427.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
Self Report
2 Citations (Scopus)

Monitoring vital signs with time-compressed speech

SANDERSON, P. M., BRECKNELL, B., LEONG, S., KLUEBER, S., WOLF, E., HICKLING, A., TANG, T., BELL, E., LI, S. Y. W. & LOEB, R. G., 18 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied. PMID:30883150.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Vital Signs
Physiologic Monitoring
Heart Rate
Short-Term Memory
3 Citations (Scopus)

Spearcon Sequences for Monitoring Multiple Patients: Laboratory Investigation Comparing Two Auditory Display Designs

LI, S. Y. W., TSE, M. K., BRECKNELL, B. & SANDERSON, P. M., Mar 2019, In : Human Factors. 61, 2, p. 288-304 17 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Physiologic Monitoring
Display devices
Vital Signs
Acoustic waves

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Seminar / Talk / Other Presentation

Human Factors and Error in Healthcare

Yau Wai Simon LI (Keynote speaker)
5 Nov 2018

Activity: Seminar / Talk / Other Presentation