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Human Factors News Monthly Roundup (February, 2023)

Human Factors News Monthly Roundup (February, 2023)

Human Factors News Monthly Roundup (February, 2023) 

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's weekly podcast or have been identified in our weekly news roundups.  Want this in your RSS/Feed reader? Grab our RSS Feed here.

There were some big themes in the news stories this month.  New advances in AI, virtual reality, and other areas can have big implications for how we live and work. Diversity and inclusion was another important theme, as is education and learning. We're also seeing more and more stories about human-robot interaction, which can be both exciting and concerning (for some). There's a lot of news, let's get into it! But before we do...

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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.

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HFES Town Hall

The first HFES Town hall of 2023 kicked us off with some great information on the latest efforts coming out of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 

Culture, cognition, and human-computer interaction

Roboticists Want to Give You a Third Arm


Ageism: the last acceptable prejudice

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

Automated Systems

Children's Issues



Health Care

Human-AI-Robot Teaming

Perception and Performance

Product Design


Surface Transportation / Travel

Usability and System Evaluation

Virtual Environments

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Weekly News Roundups (February, 2023)