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Cyberpsychology: An Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction

Cyberpsychology: An Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction

by Kent L. Norman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900521687026
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/18/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Kent Norman is Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Laboratory for Automation Psychology and Decision Processes at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is a founding member of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory in the College of Information Studies. He is the author or coauthor of more than eighty journal articles and book chapters, and his research has been funded by organizations such as the United States Census Bureau and the National Science Foundation. He developed HyperCourseware™, a web-based prototype, and coauthored the Questionnaire for User Interaction Satisfaction (QUIS™), a tool to assess users' subjective satisfaction with specific aspects of the human-computer interface.

Table of Contents

Part I. Fundamentals: 1. Introduction: importance, implications, and historical perspectives; 2. Fundamentals: biological and technological bases; 3. Theoretical approaches: models and metaphors; 4. Research: modes and methods; Part II. Systems: 5. Sensory-motor interfaces: input and output; 6. Virtual environments; 7. Learning and memory, transfer and interference; 8. Thinking and problem solving; 9. Language and programming; Part III. Relationships: 10. Individual differences: people, performance, and personality; 11. Motivation, emotion, and affective computing; 12. Social media and interpersonal relations; 13. Cyberpathologies and cybertherapies; Part IV. Applications: 14. Automation and artificial intelligence; 15. Assistive technologies; 16. Video games and entertainment; 17. Technology and education; 18. Cybersecurity; 19. The future: the ultimate human-computer interface.

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