Ergonomics and Psychology: Developments in Theory and Practice

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Written by leaders in their respective fields, Ergonomics and Psychology discusses recent advancements in psychology and addresses their applications in practice through ergonomics. The book describes the basic ideas that underpin the most successfully applied approaches in ergonomics, psychology, training, education, and more. It explores the mutual influences of cognitive, ecological, and activity theory approaches and demonstrates the effectiveness of these approaches in ergonomics and industrial/organizational psychology.

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Table of Contents

Work Psychology and Ergonomics
Ecological Ergonomics, M.J. Dainoff
Integrating Cognitive and Digital Human Models for Virtual Product Design, D.W. Carruth and V.G. Duffy
Time Study during Vocational Training, G.Z. Bedny and W. Karwowski
The Laws of Ergonomics Applied to Design and Testing of Workstations, V.F. Venda, V.K. Kalin, and Y.L. Trofimov
Day-to-Day Monitoring of an Operator’s Functional State and Fitness-for-Work: A Psychophysiological and Engineering Approach, O. Burov
Modular Processes in Mind and Brain
Identification of Mental Modules, S. Sternberg
Identification of Neural Modules, S. Sternberg
Psychophysiology of Work
The New Interface of Brain, Mind, and Machine: Will the Emergent Whole Be Greater than the Sum of the Parts? C. Berka, D.J. Levendowski, G. Davis, V.T. Zivkovic, M.M. Cvetinovic, and R.E. Olmstead
The Interaction of Sleep and Memory, J.M. Ellenbogen
Attention, Selection for Action, Error Processing, and Safety, M. Fafrowicz and T. Marek
Activity Theory and Ecological Psychology and Their Application
Activity Theory: Comparative Analysis of Eastern and Western Approaches, G. Z. Bedny, W. Karwowski, and A. Ya. Chebykin
Discourse in Activity, H. Daniels
Movements of the Cane Prior to Locomotion Judgments: The Informer Fallacy and the Training Fallacy versus the Role of Exploration, G. Burton and J.r Cyr
Emotional Regulation of Activity and Education
Emotional Intelligence: A Novel Approach to Operationalizing the Construct, E.L. Nosenko
Emotional Regulation of the Learning Process, A. Ya. Chebykin and S.D. Maksymenko
Emotional Resources of the Professional Trainer, G.V. Lozhkin
Personality
Good Judgment: The Intersection of Intelligence and Personality, R. Hogan, J. Hogan, and P. Barrett
Relational Self in Action:Relationships and Behavior, S.E. Cross and K. A. Terzino
Index

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