Human Factors Weekly News
Welcome to the Human Factors Cast Weekly News Roundup, a weekly roundup of all news related to Human Factors, Psychology, Design, and Technology as it relates to humans. These stories are selected as potential topics for Human Factors Cast's weekly podcast. Want this in your RSS/Feed reader? Grab our RSS Feed here.
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.
- We used to get excited about technology. What happened?
- Technology that lets us “speak” to our dead relatives has arrived. Are we ready?
- Is traffic noise from flying cars stressful?
- This Flight Simulator Recreates the Worst Part of Flying: Being a Passenger
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).
- Proposed Guidelines for Fixed Objects in the Roadside Design Guide
- Design Guidelines for Mitigating Collisions with Trees and Utility Poles
- A Broader Definition of Learning Could Help Stimulate Interdisciplinary Research
- Does Reducing Screen Time Increase Productivity? Not Necessarily
- Forgetting is natural, but learning how to learn can slow it down
- New research paves way for innovative theory of cognitive processing
- Saudi Arabia Breaks Ground on Massive Sci-Fi Megacity
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