Human brain not wired to steadily monitor automated airline cockpit systems … – Montreal Gazette

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Human brain not wired to steadily monitor automated airline cockpit systems …

Jane Sleeth‘s insight:

Many employers or supervisors in particular will respond to an employee’s lack of attention by saying ‘they need to focus more". Well, this paper and other excellent research shows that the brain is just not designed to keep vigilent for long periods of time. Time to stop blaming the "human factor" in accident investigations and look at neurophysiological facts about the human brain to prevent accidents.  JESleeth OPC Inc.

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