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Similarity to Human Drivers Inspires Trust in Self-Driving Cars

Incorporating “virtual drivers” that looked and acted like humans significantly increased people’s willingness to let an autonomous vehicle take the wheel. ... More>

Observer Article

Design With Humans in Mind

Working in the technology realm, APS Fellow Donald A. Norman helped engineers base their designs on scientific findings about the ways people and products interact. ... More>

Ebola lapses show lab safety protocols should factor in human error

Making Self-Driving Cars More Human May Gain Drivers’ Trust

Adding human-like characteristics to a self-driving vehicle may help improve people’s interactions with the new technology. ... More>

International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology

The International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology will be held 2–5 August 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. The call for submissions is open, and the abstract deadline is 9 November […]... More>