Human Factors Weekly 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.
- Just Enough Information Will Motivate Young Children to Learn, Drive Curiosity
- A New Kind of Visual Illusion Uncovers How Our Brains Connect the Dots
- Researchers Use AI to Track Cognitive Deviation in Aging Brains
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).
- Cognitive and metabolic workload assessment techniques: A review in automotive manufacturing context
- Detection of mental fatigue state using heart rate variability and eye metrics during simulated flight
- Powering the U.S. Army of the Future
- Deploying Transportation Resilience Practices in State DOTs
- TSA Could Better Monitor Its Efforts to Reduce Infectious Disease Spread at Checkpoints
- To Fly a Drone in the U.S., You Now Must Pass FAA's TRUST Test
- Evidence Against Physically Punishing Kids Is Clear, Researchers Say
- Companies who pay scant attention to workers’ psychological health leave employees at higher risk of depression
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