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American Roads Not Ready for Self-Driving Vehicles, HFES Policy Statement Says
Monday, October 15, 2018 – A newly released statement from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society shows how to make autonomous vehicles safer. read more


HFES Honors New Fellows and 2018 Award Winners at 62nd Annual Meeting
Monday, October 15, 2018 – On Tuesday, October 2, at the opening plenary of its 2018 Annual Meeting, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society recognized a number of individuals for distinguished contributions to HFES and to the human factors/ergonomics profession. read more

New HFES Executive Council Members Elected
Thursday, August 30, 2018 – HFES is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 election and congratulates the following newly elected Executive Council members. Their terms will begin at the 2018 HFES Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. read more

Improved Passphrases Could Make Online Experiences Both User-Friendly and Secure
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 – Although passphrases, or phrase-based passwords, have been found to be more secure than traditional passwords, human factors issues such as typographical errors and memorability have slowed their wider adoption.
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