Latest Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Stories

2013-03-24 23:01:20

Software company eReflect, developer of such programs as Ultimate Typing, congratulates the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society for holding the 2013 International Symposium on Human Factors and

2012-06-21 02:29:29

With the increase in popularity of glass-fronted or “direct vent” gas fireplaces has come an alarming increase in the number of small children who have been seriously burned by touching the hot glass.

MP3 Song-Searching Can Increase Risk For Drivers
2012-04-16 10:31:26

Consumers are increasingly using MP3 players in their vehicles, and auto makers have responded: Data show that 90% of new vehicles sold in the United States have MP3 connectivity.

2011-07-07 12:51:55

Move over, boy bands of America—there's a new group in town.

2011-06-29 12:14:39

Stepladders, a household product used by thousands of people every day, are a surprisingly common cause of injury.

2011-04-05 22:12:22

The HFES George Mason University (GMU) Student Chapter was recently featured in a television news story about an interactive driving simulation video game the students developed to highlight the human factors/ergonomics science behind distracted driving.

2011-02-14 22:55:31

Although many human factors/ergonomics studies conducted over the past few years indicate that drivers who talk on the phone fail to attend to the road and increase the likelihood of an accident, the monotony of driving may also pose an accident risk.

2010-11-03 10:39:00

This human factors/ergonomics method, applied early in the rover's development, helped to ensure usability and effectiveness.

2010-09-27 08:15:00

If you don't hear directions, you can feel them.

2009-10-19 10:14:36

When we think of robots, we think of cold, metallic computers without emotion.

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