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What Makes Us Smart: The Computational Logic of Human Cognition

Samuel Gershman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691205717
eISBN:
9780691225999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691205717.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

At the heart of human intelligence rests a fundamental puzzle: How are we incredibly smart and stupid at the same time? No existing machine can match the power and flexibility of human perception, ... More


Human error and the problem of causality in analysis of accidents

J. Rasmussen

in Human Factors in Hazardous Situations: Proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting held on 28 and 29 June 1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521914
eISBN:
9780191688454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521914.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Analyses of the major accidents during recent decades have concluded that human errors on the part of operators, designers, or managers have played a major role. There are, however, several basic ... More


Human error on the flight deck

R. Green

in Human Factors in Hazardous Situations: Proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting held on 28 and 29 June 1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521914
eISBN:
9780191688454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521914.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Despite terrorist bombs and structural failures, human error on the flight deck continues to account for the majority of aircraft accidents. The Royal Air Force (RAF) Institute of Aviation Medicine ... More


From little slips to big disasters: an error quest

Jim Reason

in Inside Psychology: A science over 50 years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228768
eISBN:
9780191696336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228768.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents a personal narrative which explores experiences in an error study. It explains that the study started with a quite narrow and strictly cognitive focus and later included an ... More


The ‘problem’ with automation: inappropriate feedback and interaction, not ‘over-automation’

D. A. Norman

in Human Factors in Hazardous Situations: Proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting held on 28 and 29 June 1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521914
eISBN:
9780191688454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521914.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

As automation increasingly takes its place in industry, especially in high risk industry, it is often blamed for causing harm and increasing the chance of human error when failures do occur. This ... More


Introduction

Patrick Major

in The Death of the KPD: Communism and Anti-Communism in West Germany, 1945-1956

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206934
eISBN:
9780191677397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206934.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the history of the Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands (KPD) in West Germany. ... More


Meditation IV: Error, Freedom, and Evil

Georges Dicker

in Descartes: An Analytic and Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195380323
eISBN:
9780190267452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195380323.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

this chapter examines the Cartesian theodicy that could refute arguments in previous Meditations—namely, the human capacity for error and the nature of the divine. Descartes explains that if ... More


Fatigue and Safety at Work

Jennifer H. K. Wong and E. Kevin Kelloway

in Work and Sleep: Research Insights for the Workplace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190217662
eISBN:
9780190600822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217662.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the safety consequences of fatigue-related constructs. Fatigue is conceptualized as both characteristics of previous night's sleep and sleepiness during the day. The chapter ... More


Measurement and Classification of Disease

David A. Savitz and Gregory A. Wellenius

in Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence: Connecting Research to Applications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190243777
eISBN:
9780190243807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243777.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In this chapter, we consider the challenges that arise in accurately identifying the occurrence of disease, or more broadly, health outcomes. There are multiple pathways by which this occurs, ... More


A Review of Failure in Organizations

D. Christopher Kayes

in Organizational Resilience: How Learning Sustains Organizations in Crisis, Disaster, and Breakdown

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199791057
eISBN:
9780190245351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791057.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Approaches to failure in organizations are reviewed. The organizational intelligence, culture, normal accident, high-reliability, human error, and expertise approaches are reviewed. The review ... More


Identification Procedures

Daniel Reisberg

in The Science of Perception and Memory: A Pragmatic Guide for the Justice System

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199826964
eISBN:
9780190204518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826964.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The risk of error in an identification is shaped by all of the factors reviewed in Chapter 4. This chapter considers further ones: the various aspects of the identification procedure itself, and also ... More


Stories, Theories, Minds

Henry M. Wellman

in Reading Minds: How Childhood Teaches Us to Understand People

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190878672
eISBN:
9780190090005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878672.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This concluding chapter sums up theory of mind by focusing on our human love of stories. All stories involve narratives, and all narratives involve situations and actions linked together by minds. ... More


Rationalizing Healthcare: Scientific-Bureaucratic Medicine

Robert L. Wears and Kathleen M. Sutcliffe

in Still Not Safe: Patient Safety and the Middle-Managing of American Medicine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190271268
eISBN:
9780190271299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271268.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Healthcare changed dramatically during the 20th century; industrialization lead to contention for control over medical work and there was a shift from autonomous, professional control to managerial, ... More


The Perils of Freshwater Tsunamis

James Goff and Walter Dudley

in Tsunami: The World's Greatest Waves

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197546123
eISBN:
9780197546154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546123.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Natural Disasters

Most people think that tsunamis happen in the sea, but huge events generated by landslides into lakes, rivers, and dams indicate otherwise. For example, during the 563 event in Lake Geneva, a massive ... More


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