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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>

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Experiments in the Dilemma Zone

Motorists make some of their most fatal judgment errors when the green light turns yellow at an intersection. The yellow traffic light has become a rich source of information about human response time, decision making, and risk taking. ... More>