Human Performance is an exciting STEM field which focuses on the interaction of humans and technology. Scientists and professionals in this broad field, which is also known as Human Factors, work to develop cutting edge research, products, and training designed to help facilitate human-technology interaction. Human Performance professionals may be research psychologists, mechanical engineers, software designers, and even artists and anthropologists.
In this series of three short videos, professionals in the field describe what it is they love about what they do, their educational background and career path, as well as how they use the math they learned in high school on the job every day. Through accompanying concept videos students also learn how the math and science concepts they are learning are used in the real-world by STEM professionals. The concept videos will help meet Ohio Academic Content Standards in Math for Data Analysis and Statistics.