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Board on Human System Integration
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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The Effects of Commuting on Pilot Fatigue  (BOHSI)

Nearly everyone experiences fatigue, but some professions--such as aviation, medicine and the military--demand alert, precise, rapid, and well-informed decision making and communication with little... Read more

Consumer Health Information Technology in the Home: A Guide for Human Factors Design Considerations  (BOHSI)

Every day, in households across the country, people engage in behavior to improve their current health, recover from disease and injury, or cope with chronic, debilitating conditions. Innovative... Read more

External Evaluation of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research and Its Grantees Letter Report  (BOHSI)

The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research funds applied research and development to improve the lives and functioning of persons with disabilities. At the request of the... Read more

Health Care Comes Home: The Human Factors  (BOHSI)

In the United States, health care devices, technologies, and practices are rapidly moving into the home. The factors driving this migration include the costs of health care, the growing numbers of... Read more

Sociocultural Data to Accomplish Department of Defense Missions: Toward a Unified Social Framework: Workshop Summary  (BOHSI)

Sociocultural Data to Accomplish Department of Defense Missions: Toward a Unified Social Framework summarizes presentations and discussions that took place on August 16-17, 2010, at a National... Read more

Issues in Commuting and Pilot Fatigue: Interim Report  (BOHSI)

The potential for fatigue to negatively affect human performance is well established. Concern about this potential in the aviation context extends back decades, with both airlines and pilots agreeing... Read more

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