Human Factors News Monthly Roundup (March 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's weekly podcast or have been identified in our weekly news roundups. Want this in your RSS/Feed reader? Grab our RSS Feed here.
We're back again for another month of news, sorted and categorized for your convenience. There is a ton of variety in the stories this month. Plenty of drama when you consider some of the topics we covered on the show this month.
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There's so much to cover this month, so let's get into it.
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.
Employers should nurture friendship and support amongst co-workers to unlock creativity
Neurobiology: Our minds distinguish between various social influences
Understanding sexual activity while driving as a form of distracted driving
Man Credits Affair With AI Girlfriend For Saving His Marriage
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
- Investigating thermal environment inside the kitchen of air-conditioned pantry car on Indian Railway using CFD
- Human choices in a simulated pandemic: New study tests interventions to foster safer behaviour
- Are pandemic-related stressors impacting uninfected people’s brain health?
- Ukrainians Face Lasting Psychological Wounds from Russian Invasion
- The UK is Training Paramedics to Use Jetpacks In Emergencies
- AI is helping treat healthcare as if it’s a supply chain problem
- A Text-Reading Robot with Heart
- Editorial: Chatbots could one day replace search engines. Here’s why that’s a terrible idea.
- Your Lunchtime Walks in the Summer Could Be Making You Less Productive
- 4 ways the workplace is changing — and how we can adapt4 ways the workplace is changing — and how we can adapt
Perception and Performance
- UX focuses on men’s experience: We need financial products built for women
- Localized customer experiences—on a global scale
Surface Transportation / Travel
Usability and System Evaluation
- The peak–end rule in evaluating product user experience: The chronological evaluation of past impressive episodes on overall satisfaction