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Dr. Carryl Baldwin Discusses Autonomous Vehicle Concerns

Dr. Carryl Baldwin Discusses Autonomous Vehicle Concerns

"Extensive studies have shown for decades that humans don’t do well “monitoring” situations. Studies on radar operators show their attention often is compromised within 15 minutes by external factors such as conversation or internal factors such as daydreaming."

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Alumnus Dr. Nicole Werner Wins Applied Ergonomics Best Paper Award

Alumnus Dr. Nicole Werner Wins Applied Ergonomics Best Paper Award

Nicole Werner, received an award for the best paper published in Applied Ergonomics in 2015. The paper, “Interruptions in the wild: Development of a sociotechnical systems model of interruptions in the emergency department through a systematic review,” offers an understanding of interruptions and how they factor into complex real-world environments.

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