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Human performance and ergonomics

Human performance and ergonomics

Author: Peter A Hancock
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Academic Press, ©1999.
Series: Handbook of perception and cognition (2nd ed.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Human Performance and Ergonomics brings together a comprehensive and modern account of how the context of performance is crucial to understanding behavior. Environment provides both constraints and opportunities to individuals, such that external conditions may have reciprocal or interactive effects on behavior. The book begins with an account of research in human factors and engineering, with application of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Human performance and ergonomics.
San Diego, Calif. : Academic Press, ©1999
(DLC) 99060088
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter A Hancock
ISBN: 9780080534213 008053421X 1281046507 9781281046505
OCLC Number: 176008949
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 397 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Engineering psychology and ergonomics / Raymond S. Nickerson --
Cognition in human-machine systems : experiential and environmental aspects of adaptation / Alex Kirlik and Ann M. Bisantz --
Human engineering for quality of life / Seiichiro Namba and Sonoko Kuwano --
Applied decision making / Gary Klein --
Beyond error : the language of coordination and stability / John M. Flach --
Communication aids for people with hearing loss / Harry Levitt --
Developing and evaluating conversational agents / Dominic W. Massaro [and others] --
Aerospace psychology / Christopher D. Wickens --
Expectancy and control : perceptual and cognitive aspects of the driving task / John A. Groeger --
Scaling problems in the design of work spaces for human use / Marvin J. Dainoff, Leonard S. Mark, and Douglas L. Gardner --
Human-computer interaction : the psychology of augmented human behavior / Mark Chignell, Peter A. Hancock, and Harumi Takeshita --
Human performance in multi-operator systems / Carol R. Paris, Eduardo Salas, and Janis A. Cannon-Bowers.
Series Title: Handbook of perception and cognition (2nd ed.)
Responsibility: edited by P.A. Hancock.


Brings together a comprehensive account of how the context of performance is crucial to understanding behavior. This book also features an account of research in human factors and engineering, with  Read more...


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"Hancock's wizardly perspective in the preface whets the reader's anticipation of what follows as he weaves a technical tale covering the broad taperstry of human performance. Most chapters are Read more...

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