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.
- Paris Will Use Electric Flying Cars to Get Passengers to the Olympics
- Simulated Mars Base Got Kinda Rebellious, Worrying Scientists
- Ranked lists skew decision-makers’ choices toward top option
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).
- Years Later, Alphabet’s Everyday Robots Have Made Some Progress
- How can our brain still perceive familiar objects even when they become indistinct?
- Feast or forage: Study finds circuit that helps a brain decide
- How people understand other people
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