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Hidden Cameras Make Safer Drivers

Drivers are more likely to obey the speed limit on roads where speeding cameras are present but hidden. ... More>


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>