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HFESTG - Cognitive Engineering and decision making
Episode 928th February 2023 • Human Factors Minute • Human Factors Cast
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...and now for another Human Factors Minute! Did you know that the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society has 24 technical groups that are concerned with the human factors aspects of specific application areas?

One of those is The Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making Technical Group

This Technical Group is focused on the study and applicatoin of human decision making and cognition to the design and development of systems and training programs in a variety of domains.

For example, examining how characteristics of human decision making and cognition are impacted in indivudal contexts and in conjunction with other individualsor with intelligent systems.

They assess differneces between Experienced and inexperienced decision makers and how they adapt to task settings involvping ill-structured problems, dynamic environments, as well ascomplex systems

Lastly the group is intereseted in understanding how Technologies can be developed for assisting, modifying or supplanting human decision making

To find out more about HFES and their technical groups, visit This has been another Human Factors Minute!

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