May 29, 2014
Mike Velasco returns to discuss the Windows Phone 8 duo from
Nokia, the Lumia 520 and 521. These smart phones may be the best
value in a phone ever sold to this point. The guys explain why the
design, including the price point, is so attractive.
Paul Thurott inspired this episode with his article here:
Melissa Smith returns with the Human Factors News Desk to discuss the following:
Gaspar, J. G., Neider, M. B., Crowell, J. A., Lutz, A.,
Kaczmarski, H., & Kramer, A. F. (2013). Are Gamers Better
Crossers An Examination of Action Video Game Experience and Dual
Task Effects in a Simulated Street Crossing Task. Human Factors:
The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Yanko, M. R., & Spalek, T. M. (2013). Driving With the Wandering Mind The Effect That Mind-Wandering Has on Driving Performance. Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 0018720813495280.
Finally, contributor Costan Boiangiu told us about this article
on step stool design, which echoes our 100th Anniversary Episode