Human Factors/Applied Cognition
Sean Thayer is currently a Master's student in the Human Factors and Applied Cognition program (expected: May 2023). After graduating from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, he continued in the department as project manager over several studies investigating aspects of human memory, clinical neuropsychology, and spatial cognition.
Sean has extended his research experience to the graduate program at George Mason where he studies various aspects of human cognition under physical and psychological performance demands. Sean's research interests include: human/machine teaming, user fatigue in cybersecurity, user fatigue in military training, trust in AI/automation, cognitive multitasking, augmented reality, and usability.