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Article ID: 717729

HFES Releases New Book Examining How to Conduct Task Analyses

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

The latest book from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), Task Analysis: How to Develop an Understanding of Work, is now available for purchase. It is the fourth installment of the Users’ Guide to Human Factors and Ergonomics Methods series. Authored by Jack Stuster, this book outlines five popular task analysis methods and addresses the necessity of studying complex operations.

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20-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 715971

Human Factors Journal Receives High-Ranking Impact Factor Score

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Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society received an impact factor of 2.649, and now ranks No. 2 in the category of ergonomics, according to Clarivate Analytics. This score reflects Human Factors’ highest impact factor since its inception in 1958. Human Factors is published by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

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17-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 712979

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Releases Policy Statement on Airline Seating

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) has released its policy statement on airline seating in response to Congress requiring FAA update standards for passenger seat dimensions.

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16-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 712219

HFES Releases New Book Exploring How to Create a Well-Designed Questionnaire

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

HFES announces the release of its latest book, Questionnaire Design: How to Ask the Right Questions of the Right People at the Right Time to Get the Information You Need.

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1-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709706

New Paper Explores Why We Should Train Drivers Using Cars with Autonomous Features

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

A new paper published in the Journal of Cognitive Engineering questions whether drivers of cars with autonomous features should receive training before getting behind the wheel, much like pilots do with autopilot systems.

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15-Mar-2019 2:30 PM EDT

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Article ID: 702290

American Roads Not Ready for Self-Driving Vehicles, HFES Policy Statement Says

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

As the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Congress press for removing safety regulations in order to fast-track the introduction of highly automated vehicles, human factors/ergonomics experts recommend requiring important testing and driver support. A newly released statement from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) shows how to make autonomous vehicles safer.

Released:
16-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698518

Improved Passphrases Could Make Online Experiences Both User-Friendly and Secure

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

The human factors researchers’ alternative passphrase systems showed significantly better user recall compared with existing systems.

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3-Aug-2018 5:05 AM EDT
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    19-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 695921

Warnings to Texting Pedestrians May Not Eliminate Risks, But They Can Help

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Improving pedestrian safety even in the presence of warnings remains a challenge.

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11-Jun-2018 10:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695867

Researchers Challenge the “Levels of Automation” Framework in Automated Vehicles

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

The widespread push by car, truck, and drone makers toward increasingly automated vehicles has moved faster than technology and faster than legislation.

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8-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692642

Graduate Student Wins Design Contest for Mobile Health App for Those Considering Elective Mastectomy

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Employing user-centered design, Grayson achieved dual goals of aiding not only patients but also researchers seeking data about patients’ decision making.

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12-Apr-2018 5:00 AM EDT

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