March 29, 2009

American Idol has new implications

Posted in human factors, neuroanatomy, Uncategorized tagged , , , at 10:07 am by waynezwhirled

In an article on Phys.org they discuss recent research the links musical sensitivities to emotional sensitivities.  From the article: “Looking for a mate who in everyday conversation can pick up even your most subtle emotional cues? Find a musician, Northwestern University researchers suggest.” Hmmm…I may in trouble here.

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March 25, 2009

I’m trying to think, but nothing is happening!

Posted in neuroanatomy tagged , , , at 6:58 pm by waynezwhirled

The cockpit of an easyJet Airbus A319 on March...
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Nifty new research on getting inside the workings of the brain to determine stress, distraction, or fatigue in the cockpit.  I’m wondering if it might be easier to wire the cockpit for voice control and monitor the vocabulary used.

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