Dr. Steven L. Johnson Article Accepted in Best of Human Factors

 A paper written by Steven L. Johnson, industrial engineering professor, has been selected for inclusion in Best of Human Factors: Thirty Classic Contributions to Human Factors/Ergonomics Science and Engineering. The article, “What Moves, the Airplane or the World,” reported Dr. Johnson’s research on motion relationships in aircraft cockpit displays and controls.

The 30 articles were selected as being highly cited and valued, as well as having a measurable impact on the field. More than 2,800 papers published in the 50-year history of Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society were considered.

The Best of Human Factors book will serve as a historical resource for human factors and ergonomics professionals, a compendium of readings for graduate-level education, and a means to introduce the field of human factors/ergonomics to anyone with an interest in improving the human-system interface.

Release date: 5/27/2009