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Usabil-A-Thon

Usabil-A-Thon

GMU's Human Factors Students will have 12 hours to tackle real-world projects presented by professional usability companies. Students will leverage their backgrounds in human performance and cognition along with their knowledge of usability and task analysis to develop innovative and valuable solutions.

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Interruptions Negatively Affect Quality of Work

Interruptions Negatively Affect Quality of Work

When was the last time you were interrupted in the middle of an important conversation or writing an email, completely derailing your train of thought? This was the basis for a new line of research being explored by Cyrus Foroughi, a doctoral student at George Mason University – how do interruptions affect performance beyond time and error?

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Daniela Barragan wins Women in Transportation Scholarship

Daniela Barragan wins Women in Transportation Scholarship

Brian Kidwell and Bill Miller Win Best Student Paper for HFES Augmented Cognition TG

Brian Kidwell and Bill Miller Win Best Student Paper for HFES Augmented Cognition TG