Beyond the Human Factor in Formula One

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Human factors and specifically, cognition, our mental abilities and processes, may not reside exclusively within our heads. Sounds a bit strange right? Well, there are scientists who claim, and in some cases have shown, a coupling of mind and external world, where a sort of agent-world circuitry is created. With the growing trend to view … Read More

Formula One Driver Cognition & Performance

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Human factors and decision making on the race circuit has become embodied with technology, creating a form of ‘cognitive circuitry’ between mind and environment. The importance placed upon the environment when considering cognition is a relatively new approach to viewing human thinking and problem solving, and has been referred to as ‘distributed cognition’ or ‘extended mind’. The … Read More