Human Factors Weekly News
Hey everyone, we're back with another week of Human Factors news!
Our Top News Stories
These consist of news stories that we feel have enough substance to them to justify a 20-30 minute segment on the podcast. Our Patreons decide which topics we discuss on the show from these types of news stories.
- Better Speed Valuation for Transportation Planning
- Impact of COVID-19 on health and safety in the construction sector
- Tailored optical stimulation for the blind
- We collected 84 million tweets about the pandemic, here’s what we learned
Human Factors News
These consist of news stories that have a human factors application, but may just be a brief one-liner (e.g. not a whole lot to talk about but cool enough for us to share).
- Artificial Sunlight Gets a Boost from LED Windows
- A national in-service safety law for automated vehicles
- A novel aggregated multiple criteria decision-making approach to evaluate the physical workload of workers
- Sociotechnical view of electric bike issues in China: Structured review and analysis of electric bike collisions using Rasmussen's risk management framework
- AR can improve the lives of older adults, so why are apps designed mainly for youngsters?
- In the visual thalamus, neurons are in contact with both eyes but respond to only one
- Memory helps us evaluate situations on the fly, not just recall the past
- Computers Predict People's Tastes in Art
- Too few women get to invent – that’s a problem for women’s health
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