Transports of Delight: How Technology Materializes Human Imagination

Transports of Delight: How Technology Materializes Human Imagination

by Peter Hancock

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319856070
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 07/27/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 235
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Peter Hancock is Provost Distinguished Research Professor, Pegasus Professor, and University Trustee Chair in the Department of Psychology and the Institute for Simulation and Training at the University of Central Florida where he directs the Minds in Technology, Machines in Thought Laboratory. He focuses on issues concerning human-technology interaction, specifically within the realm of highly complex operations in risk-laden environments. Most particularly, Professor Hancock has conducted extensive research on individual and team performance in high stress and high cognitive workload circumstances. He has an abiding interest in time and within that context he has written an internationally best-selling book on King Richard III of England. Professor Hancock has been awarded the Liberty Mutual Medal of the International Ergonomics Association as well as the Jastrezbowski Medal of the Polish Ergonomic Society for his scientific contributions. He is a Fellow of nine scientific societies including the American Psychological Association (APA), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), as well as the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Ghosts of the Temeraire.- What a Sight It Is.- The Largest Moving Object Ever Built.- Reaching For God.- Surviving Sisters.- The Riddle of the Labyrinth.- Ships of the Soul.- Threads Through Time.- Transports of Delight.- Autobiomimesis.

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