With $900K NASA grant, University of Iowa professor researches how astronauts stay focused during missions

Monday, February 10, 2020

Read the Gazette's coverage of Associate Professor Daniel Newton's research backed by a $900,000 grant from NASA.

NASA and Tippie form first official partnership for new grant

Friday, October 11, 2019

Daniel Newton, a professor in the Tippie College of Business, received a grant from NASA on how to stay engaged when astronauts switch tasks.

UI helps NASA plan for extended space travel

Monday, October 7, 2019

If you work as an accountant or a secretary or a public relations writer or most any other deskbound job, you’ve probably made mistakes when you’ve switched from one work task to another. You’re still thinking about the first task and not fully focused on the second, and because you haven’t completely made the switch mentally, you’re more apt to make a mistake.