“The National Science Foundation (NSF) is investing over $25 million in 26 projects to advance the cognitive and physical capabilities of workers in the context of human-technology interactions. These new awards will address critical social, technical, educational and economic needs in the workplace.”
“The new projects will advance human-technology collaboration in the workplace and focus on enhancing productivity, innovation and learning. Research will provide foundations for augmenting human cognition, including: Models for social understanding and interaction, Teaching and learning, Biases in judgment, and Attention, memory and more. Research also will to work advance the field of embodied intelligent cognitive assistants, systems that harness machine intelligence to enhance human cognitive…” Read the full article here.
Source: NSF announces awards to shape the human-technology partnership for the well-being of workers and their productivity, November 5, 2018. nsf.gov.