The premier publication of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Human Factors is a peer-reviewed journal presenting original papers of scientific merit that contribute to the understanding and advancement of the systematic consideration of people in relation to machines, systems, and environments. Articles encompassing basic and applied research, quantitative and qualitative approaches to theory, evaluative reviews of the literature, and state-of-the-art reviews cover all aspects of the human-system interface.
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Human Factors also features special sections highlighting important areas. Inrecent years, topics have included fatigue, elderly drivers, training, measurement, visual displays, assisting people with functional impairments, human information processing, expert systems, and vigilance. These special issues can be used as supplementary materials in the classroom.
UPDATE: HFES has appointed Patricia DeLucia, PhD, as incoming Human Factors Editor in Chief.
HUMAN FACTORS PRIZE
The topic for the 2014 Human Factors Prize is human-automation interaction/autonomy. Submissions are invited between April 1 and June 2, 2014. The Prize confers a $10,000 cash prize and publication of the winning paper in the journal. View the main Human Factors Prize Web site for complete details.
- 2012 Impact Factor: 1.182. Human Factors ranks 7th of 16 journals in the Ergonomics category, 39th of 72 titles in Applied Psychology.
UPCOMING SPECIAL ISSUES
The following special issue is in development and will be published in 2014:
Human Factors on Epidemiological Studies of Musculoskeletal Disorders
Guest Editor: Arun Garg, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Online submissions are welcome! Please read the Instructions for Authors and Publication Policies prior to submitting your work. Human Factors follows the guidelines of the APA Publication Manual, 6th ed.
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Editorial Board (.pdf 36 KB).
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Sample articles (recent winners of the Jerome H. Ely Human Factors Article Award).
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