Dr. Hancock is chosen as award winner and welcomed to prestigious roster of Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award recipients. His feature can be seen on the Lifetime Achievers website by clicking this link.
Peter Hancock, a UCF Psychology Pegasus Professor and University Trustee Chair, has been named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow.
His appointment, beginning January 2017, is in recognition of his contributions to adaptive human-systems engineering.
Adaptive human-systems use direct information from on-line brain physiological monitoring.
The Dean of UCF’s College of Business Administration comments on Dr. Hancock’s graduate mentoring of Robert Stephens, the creator of Best Buy’s Geek Squad.
Peter A. Hancock, D.Sc., Ph.D.
Author of Hoax Springs Eternal: The Psychology of Cognitive Deception, a book that defines and explains cognitive deception and explores its prominent potential historical instances
Peter Hancock has been collaborating with NASA and researching the relationship of cognitive workload and sleep scheduling in space missions.
The IEA Elsevier John Wilson Award is endorsed by the journal Applied Ergonomics and recognizes major contributions in the field of applied ergonomics to the actual design of work, systems, technologies and environment, which lead to improvements in system performance and well-being.