Lab Overview

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There are several lines of research in the Cognitive and Human Factors Lab:

  1. Education Technology
    • How does technology make us better learners? This line of research deals with technology involved in distance education, such as the design of lecture videos and text-to-speech rendering.
  2. Forensic Analysis
    • How do human errors contribute to a variety of accidents such as automotive crashes or fall & slip accidents?
  3. Discourse and Reading Processes
    • How do people read and how can we help people achieve better understanding? This line of research deals with how people’s mindset might affect their reading behavior.
  4. Pedagogical Practices
    • How can we improve teaching methodologies in the class? This line of research includes pedagogical techniques including teaching instructions and in-class small groups.