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.
- A study on usability and design parameters in face mask: Concept design of UVW face mask for COVID-19 protection
- New Model for Solving Novel Problems Uses Mental Map
- Teenagers aren’t as lonely in lockdown if interacting positively online
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).
- New Smart Helmet Rapidly Assesses Stroke Patients
- Exclusive: FAA Investigates If It's Safer to Leave Cellphones On
- Does our mind’s eye match real life? New study shows differences in how we perceive images
- NASA Flight Tests of Futuristic ‘Air Taxi’ Are Finally Underway
- The Red Warning Light on Richard Branson’s Space Flight
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