What are the 3 human factors?
Sociological, physiological and psychological
What does a sociological factor relate to?
The human issues and specific requirements
What does a physiological factor relate to?
How well the users body and movement functions with use of the product
What does a psychological factor relate to?
Ergonomics and how people feel and interact with/about the product
Give an example of a sociological factor
Ramps for people in wheelchairs and pushchairs
Give an example of a psychological factor
Tap handle colours (red for hot, blue for cold), the beeping of reversing trucks
Give an example of a physiological factor
Foot space in a car, back height of a car seat, arm space
What is the difference between inclusive and exclusive design?
Inclusive design is available to everyone with adjustable features.
Exclusive design is designed for a specific audience or group of people like pregnant women or vegans
What are anthropometrics?
The study of people and sizes in relation to that of products
What are ergonomics?
The relationship between people and the products they use