Understanding human performance during mental and physical tasks

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ANN ARBOR, Mich.—New research at the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology will examine the relationship between human cognition and locomotion, thanks to a recently announced $25 million grant awarded to Virginia-based DCS Corp. by the Army Research Laboratory.

Under the five-year contract, DCS and a five-school consortium that includes Michigan's School of Kinesiology, will establish and operate a collaborative technology alliance in cognition and neuroergonomics. The project will examine human performance in complex military environments but the results will also be able to be applied to civilian contexts.

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