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Degrees Offered—Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors—MS, PhD
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PhD Assistantship for RPCV in ACSHF
Apply for a PhD assistantship in Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors for Returned Peace Corps Volunteer. Begins Fall Semester 2014.
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From the Director
Meese Center 211
Judgment and Decision Making
Abilities, Biases, and Individual Differences
Risk Communication and Informed Choice
User Experience and Cognitive Engineering
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Thank you for considering the Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors. These degree programs prepare students to be successful scientists and practitioners capable of improving the performance, safety and/or wellbeing in human-centered systems.
We offer specialization in five different focus areas (cognitive engineering and decision making; individual differences in human performance; physical ergonomics; human-centered design; educational technology) that span the interests of multiple faculty and research groups, which include The Applied Cognition & Expertise (ACE) Laboratory, Cognitive Modeling and Experimentation (CME) Lab, Decision Sciences and Decision Engineering (DeSciDE) Lab, Human Factors and Systems Modeling Lab, Integrated Physiology Lab, Mind Music and Machine Lab, Motor Behavior Lab, and Occupational Health and Safety (OSH) Lab.
The ACSHF program is a research-intensive interdisciplinary program that spans multiple disciplines, including psychology, engineering, human-computer interaction and usability. Research focuses on bridging the gap between basic and applied science with an emphasis on addressing real-world problems.