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all things human factors.


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A channel dedicated to sharing our knowledge of medical device human factors engineering.

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What is Human Factors Engineering and why does it matter for medical devices?

Our Podcasts & Webinars

Bryant Foster

Demystifying the FDA’s Human Factors Guidance
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  • What Bryant does as the VP of Research & Design at Research Collective and what his main focus is.

  • How companies should address the human factors standpoint.

  • The importance of considering the various users of the product or device.

Our publications

Find our work in articles, books, conference proceedings, and across the web.

Some of our favorite books & resources.

Usability, UX & Human Factors

Handbook of Usability Testing: How to Plan, Design, and Conduct Effective Tests (Jeffrey Rubin)

Usability Assessment: How to Measure the Usability of Products, Services, and Systems (Philip Kortum)

Measuring the User Experience: Collecting, Analyzing, and Presenting Usability Metrics (Tom Tullis & Bill Albert)

The Human Factor: Revolutionizing the Way People Live with Technology (Kim Vicente)

Cost-Justifying Usability (Randolph G. Bias & Deborah J. Mayhew)

Quantifying the User Experience: Practical Statistics for User Research (Jeff Sauro & James R. Lewis)

Usability Engineering (Jakob Nielsen)

Designing for People: An Introduction to Human Factors Engineering (John D. Lee, Christopher D. Wickens, Yili Liu, & Linda NG Boyle)

The Measure of Man & Woman: Human Factors In Design (Henry Dreyfuss Associates)

Designing for Older Adults: Principles and Creative Human Factors Approaches (Arthur D. Fisk, Wendy A. Rogers, Neil Charness, Sara J. Czaja, & Joseph Sharit)

The Design of Everyday Things (Don Norman)

Misadventures in Health Care: Inside Stories (Marilyn Sue Bogner)


Universal Principles of Design (William Lidwell, Kritina Holden, & Jill Butler)

Information Architecture: For the Web and Beyond (Louis Rosenfeld, Peter Morville, & Jorge Arango)

Visual Thinking for Design (Colin Ware)

A Project Guide to UX Design for User Experience Designers in the Field or in the Making (Russ Unger & Carolyn Chandler)

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