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Investigations in Perception-Action Behaviors and Peer Influences in an Immersive Bicycling Simulator

Our guest speaker for this Week’s HF Discussion Group will be Sabarish Babu, a new professor in Clemson’s Division of Human-Centered Computing.

The title of his talk is “Investigations in Perception-Action Behaviors and Peer Influences in an Immersive Bicycling Simulator,” and a sampling of his research can be seen here: http://people.clemson.edu/~sbabu/index_files/Page477.htm

As usual, we will meet on Friday at 2:30 in the Psychology Conference Room, 419 Brackett Hall (accessible through room 418, across from the top of the ‘angled’ atrium stairs).

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ADA, ANSI, Signage, and Accidents

For this week’s HF Discussion Group Alan will present on some of the court cases that he has been working on.

Topics will include building codes, ADA, ANSI, signage and a new case with a serious accident involving a driver’s site distance and poor visibility.

As usual, we will meet Friday at 2:30 in the Psychology Conference Room, 419 Brackett Hall (accessible through room 418, across from the top of the ‘angled’ atrium stairs).

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Jeff Thomas from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

US Army Psychological Health and Resilience Research Program: Occupational Health Psychology in the Military

MAJ Jeffrey L. Thomas, Ph.D.
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
10/23/09 at 1:30 pm in 419 Brackett

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HFES Practice Presentations

The next Human Factors Discussion Group meeting will be this Friday, 9/25, at 2:30 in the Psychology Conference Room, 419 Brackett Hall.

Scott McIntyre, Nicole Fink, & Margaux Price will practice their posters/presentations for HFES.

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HFDG: 5 Minute Madness

This Friday will be a 5-Minute MADNESS of Research.  The six first year HF students will present on a variety of cutting edge research topics.  However, they only have 5 slides and 5 minutes (cue dramatic music!).  In addition, they will have 2-3 minutes for discussion and questions afterwards.  The presenter and topics are:

  • Richard Goodenough: Using inertial measurement units to measure head movements made during a simulated driving task
  • Lindsay Long: Reclaiming the Claims Process: GMAC Insurance (the results of a usability study conducted earlier)
  • Scott McIntyre:  Fatigue and Eye Tracking Measures in a Vigilance Task Detecting Brake Lamps
  • Margaux Price:  Conducting a Needs Assessment for Personal Electronic Health Records
  • Rachel Rosenberg:  Product Safety & Liability in Human Factors
  • Linnea Smolentzov:  Linnea will discuss an interesting article on the presentation of health statistics
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HFDG: Scott and Rachel will talk about what they did over the summer

The first Human Factors Discussion Group meeting will be next Friday, 8/28, at 2:30 in the Psychology Conference Room, 419 Brackett Hall.

Scott and Rachel will talk about what they did over the summer.

Looking ahead, here is what’s coming up. Let me know if you have something for discussion group, so I can start filling in the rest of the semester.

9/4, Reeve & Linnea, “What I did during the summer”

9/11, Lindsay & Margaux, “What I did during the summer”

9/18, Eric, “What I did during the past 15 months”

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