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Nested Systems: Economic, Cultural, and Political Dimensions

Alex Kirlik

in Human-Tech: Ethical and Scientific Foundations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199765140
eISBN:
9780199863358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765140.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

This chapter presents the reprinted article “ Human Factors Engineering That Makes a Difference: Leveraging a Science of Societal Change” by Kim Vicente. This chapter suggests that human-technology ... More


The Origins of Human-tech

Alex Kirlik

in Human-Tech: Ethical and Scientific Foundations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199765140
eISBN:
9780199863358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765140.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

This chapter reviews research on human-tech. This book's author began his research career in the discipline of human factors engineering in the mid 1980s. This was an era of increasing ... More


Attention to Attention and Its Applications: A Concluding View

Christopher D. Wickens

in Attention: From Theory to Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305722
eISBN:
9780199847723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305722.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The chapters in this book represent the best practices of where applied attention research stands, and point to the challenges to attention researchers to be relevant to human factors and applied ... More


Computational Approaches to Human Performance in Moderate and Extreme Settings

Logan T. Trujillo

in Human Performance Optimization: The Science and Ethics of Enhancing Human Capabilities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190455132
eISBN:
9780190455156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455132.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The field of human factors studies the interaction between humans and technological systems in order to optimize human–system performance, research that has traditionally been focused on observation ... More


Reflections from a Cognitive Engineering and Human Factors Perspective

Kim J. Vicente

in Adaptive Perspectives on Human–Technology Interaction: Methods and Models for Cognitive Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195374827
eISBN:
9780199847693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374827.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter begins to see how Brunswikian psychology can impact critical issues in the design of human-technology interaction. The compiled research exhibits a number of positive features. The ... More


Local Theories versus Comprehensive Architectures: The Cognitive Science Jigsaw Puzzle

Michael D. Byrne

in Integrated Models of Cognitive Systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189193
eISBN:
9780199847457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189193.003.0030
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

Reasons for considering integrated models of cognitive systems as a desideratum are myriad, ranging from deeply theoretical interest in the structure of cognition for its own sake to the desire to ... More


Integrated Models of Cognitive Systems

Wayne D. Gray (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189193
eISBN:
9780199847457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189193.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

The field of cognitive modeling has progressed beyond modeling cognition in the context of simple laboratory tasks and begun to attack the problem of modeling cognition in more complex, realistic ... More


Elaborations of the Multiple-Resource Theory of Attention

Peter A. Hancock, Tal Oron-Gilad, and James L. Szalma

in Attention: From Theory to Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305722
eISBN:
9780199847723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305722.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The multiple-resource theory of attention represents a construct that, in its time, served to unify two fundamentally disparate views of human performance capacity. Subsequently, the theory has had a ... More


What Is Human Information Interaction?

Raya Fidel

in Human Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017008
eISBN:
9780262301473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017008.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

Research on human information interaction (HII) focuses on people’ s relationship with information, rather than with technology (as in human-computer interaction) or with the information agency (as ... More


Critiquing Advice

Chris Argyris

in Flawed Advice and the Management Trap: How Managers Can Know When They're Getting Good Advice and When They're Not

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195132861
eISBN:
9780199848645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132861.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter contains some new designs and approaches for appraising the performance of individuals. It shows how readers might critique the advice they receive from consultants or from popular ... More


Applications and Future Directions

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher

in Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019453
eISBN:
9780262314930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

The goal of this book is to enable the reader to become a practicing psychophysics researcher. This book takes an integrated theoretical approach to understanding perceptual systems and human ... More


Ergonomic Initiatives

Andrew Thatcher

in The Psychology of Green Organizations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199997480
eISBN:
9780190272364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997480.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reports on the response of human factors and ergonomics to the threats posed by global climate and ecosystem changes from human interventions. After addressing the three theoretical ... More


Modifying the Work Environment and the Home Environment

Pamela M. Greenwood and Raja Parasuraman

in Nurturing the Older Brain and Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017145
eISBN:
9780262301336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017145.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on supporting older adults’ optimal cognitive functioning through modifying the work and home environments. The importance of cognitive engineering or human-factors methods in ... More


The Aging Model Human Processor: Age-related Differences in the Speed of Elementary Operations

Paul Verhaeghen

in The Elements of Cognitive Aging: Meta-Analyses of Age-Related Differences in Processing Speed and Their Consequences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195368697
eISBN:
9780199369171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368697.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter provides estimates for both younger and older adults for 15 elementary tasks/processes investigated in this chapter (fixation duration, flicker fusion threshold, gap detection threshold, ... More


The Elements of Cognitive Aging: Meta-Analyses of Age-Related Differences in Processing Speed and Their Consequences

Paul Verhaeghen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195368697
eISBN:
9780199369171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368697.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This book provides a qualitative overview (using graphical and classical meta-analysis) of the vast literature on aging and speeded tasks—bringing together, almost everything we know about age and ... More


Towards a just culture: designing humane social work organisations

Brid Featherstone, Sue White, and Kate Morris

in Re-imagining child protection: Towards humane social work with families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308027
eISBN:
9781447312000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308027.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores the importance of developing a just culture in organizations so that the kind of social work promoted in this book which places human beings and human factors at its heart can ... More


What Can and What Should Be Done to Support Cognitive Vitality in Older Adults?

Pamela M. Greenwood and Raja Parasuraman

in Nurturing the Older Brain and Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017145
eISBN:
9780262301336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017145.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on the practices that can be used to maintain cognitive function in older adults. Practices that are advisable in young age, including advanced education and avoiding excess ... More


Products Liability

Jennifer K. Robbennolt and Valerie P. Hans

in The Psychology of Tort Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814724941
eISBN:
9780814724712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724941.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter takes a closer look at a particular subset of cases in tort law – those involving products liability. The way the law handles manufacturing defects—through strict liability—implicates ... More


Beyond Machines: Humans in Cyberoperations, Espionage, and Conflict

David Danks and Joseph H. Danks

in Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190221072
eISBN:
9780190221102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190221072.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Kinetic warfare involves tanks, bullets, and other hardware, but everyone recognizes that understandings of it must involve warfighters from general staff to boots on the ground. In contrast, most ... More


Ecology, Theology, and the World

Savas Agouridis

in Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration: Orthodox Christian Perspectives on Environment, Nature, and Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251445
eISBN:
9780823252909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251445.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The church today, confronted by the ecological revolution, needs to take a stance, this chapter argues, if it is to not suffer as it did during the technological revolution. It needs to be prepared. ... More


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