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April 30, 2022

Human Factors News Monthly Roundup (April 2022)

Human Factors News Monthly Roundup (April 2022)

Human Factors News Monthly Roundup (April 2022) 

Welcome to the Human Factors Cast Monthly News Roundup, a monthly roundup of all news related to Human Factors, Psychology, Design, and Technology as it relates to humans. These stories have been talked about on Human Factors Cast'sweekly podcast or have been identified in our weekly news roundups.  Want this in your RSS/Feed reader? Grab our RSS Feed here.

Once again we're back with another month of news, categorized and sorted, just the way you like it. Topics vary, and are (as always) interesting. 

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There's so much to cover this month, so let's get into it. 

Conference Coverage

This month, we had the pleasure of hosting the second ever HFES Presidential Town Hall!

Check out our coverage where we talk to President Chris Reid, President-Elect Carolyn Sommerich, Blake McGowan, Debbie Boehm-Davis, Gary Orr and Mica Endsley to discuss latest outreach efforts from HFES.


Top News

These consist of news stories that we have featured on our weekly podcast. If you are not familiar with the show, we let our Patreons decide which topics we discuss on the show each week from these types of news stories.

Jet suit paramedics ready for summer lift-off

Study finds top reviews, not average ratings, sway consumer decision-making

A Helicopter Will Try to Catch a Rocket Booster in Midair

Human Factors News

These consist of news stories that we have not covered on the show, but are still worthy of sharing!

Aerospace Systems / Aviation


Augmented Cognition

Automated Systems

Children's Issues

Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making



Health Care

Human-AI-Robot Teaming

Human-Computer Interaction

Product Design


Surface Transportation / Travel


Usability and System Evaluation

Virtual Environments

Weekly News Roundups (April 2022)