Ep7: Chad Stephens on Human Factors & Aviation
In this episode of the mind machine, I'm talking to Dr. Chad Stephens from the NASA Langley Research Centre. Chad is a psychophysiologist currently working in the field of aviation and human factors. We talk about his early work on emotions and the autonomic nervous system before discussing the work he does at NASA. Our conversation covers measuring performance in pilot, hypoxia, mental workload, using fNIRS to capture pilot attention, use and abuses of wearable sensors and ethical issues around performance monitoring.