Engineering Psychology and Human Performance / Edition 2by Christopher D. Wickens
Pub. Date: 09/28/1991
This book presents an intuitive understanding of how humans process information in the performance of taskshighlighting the strengths and limitations, as well as methods, of performance. Equal emphasis is placed on the implications of these strengths and limitations for the design of equipment with which people interact, and for the design and training of work procedures. Chapter topics include spatial displays, language and communications, memory and training, decision making, selection of action, manual control, and stress and human error. Individuals interested in psychology will appreciate this book's reflection on the link between basic research and real-world applications.
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Table of Contents1. Introduction to Engineering Psychology and Human Performance.
2. Signal Detection, Information Theory, and Absolute Judgment.
3. Attention in Perception and Display Space.
4. Spatial Displays.
5. Navigation and Interaction in Real and Virtual Environments.
6. Language and Communications.
7. Memory and Training.
8. Decision Making.
9. Selection of Action.
10. Manual Control.
11. Attention, Time-Sharing, and Workload.
12. Stress and Human Error.
13. Complex Systems, Process Control and Automation.
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