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Fundamental Concepts of Human Factors
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Many HFE professionals think that because of the close relationship between HFE and psychology, HFE is merely a specialized branch of psychology. Others, including the author of this section, feel that HFE is a distinctive discipline, despite its earlier and continuing ties to psychology. HFE represents humans in interaction with systems in the world around them. One finds little or no concern for such systems in psychology.