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  1. Variability in Human Performance

    By Thomas J. Smith, Robert A. Henning, Michael G. Wade, Thomas Fisher

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    Understanding the conditions under which variability in performance may arise, and the processes related to its emergence, gives us insight into the development of techniques for improving the quality of performance. Variability in Human Performance details the scientific and the practical...

    Published August 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Organizational Cognition

    Computation and Interpretation

    Edited by Theresa K. Lant, Zur Shapira

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    Organizational Cognition is a collection of chapters written by scholars from around the world. The editors outline the history of two approaches to the study of cognition in organizations, the computational approach and the interpretive approach. The chapters represent some of the most...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Cognitive Systems

    Human Cognitive Models in Systems Design

    Edited by Chris Forsythe, Michael L. Bernard, Timothy E. Goldsmith

    The leading thinkers from the cognitive science tradition participated in a workshop sponsored by Sandia National Laboratories in July of 2003 to discuss progress in building their models. The goal was to summarize the theoretical and empirical bases for cognitive systems and to present exemplary...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Elements of Human Performance

    Reaction Processes and Attention in Human Skill

    By Andries F. Sanders, Andries Sanders

    This book presents a review of research on reaction processes and attention as it has evolved over the last 40 years in the context of the information processing tradition in cognitive psychology. It is argued and demonstrated that issues of reaction processes and attention are closely...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Beyond Multiple Choice

    Evaluating Alternatives To Traditional Testing for Selection

    Edited by Milton D. Hakel

    This volume provides in-depth coverage of a key piece of today's human resource selection technology--the viability of alternatives to paper and pencil multiple-choice selection tests. Each chapter of this edited volume presents an intensive examination of a key "alternative to multiple-choice...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Introduction to Crowd Science

    By G. Keith Still

    Demonstrates Real-World Case Studies from a Range of Event Sites Introduction to Crowd Science examines the growing rate of crowd-related accidents and incidents around the world. Using tools, methods, and worked examples gleaned from over 20 years of experience, this text provides an...

    Published June 29th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Guide to Methodology in Ergonomics

    Designing for Human Use, Second Edition

    By Neville A. Stanton, Mark S. Young, Catherine Harvey

    Packed with illustrations and practical examples, Guide to Methodology in Ergonomics: Designing for Human Use, Second Edition provides a concise introduction to ergonomics methods in a straightforward manner that helps you conduct an ergonomics analysis of a product in development. It details the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Safety Differently

    Human Factors for a New Era, Second Edition

    By Sidney Dekker

    The second edition of a bestseller, Safety Differently: Human Factors for a New Era is a complete update of Ten Questions About Human Error: A New View of Human Factors and System Safety. Today, the unrelenting pace of technology change and growth of complexity calls for a different kind of safety...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Human Factors of a Global Society

    A System of Systems Perspective

    Edited by Tadeusz Marek, Waldemar Karwowski, Marek Frankowicz, Jussi Kantola, Pavel Zgaga

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    During the last 60 years the discipline of human factors (HF) has evolved alongside progress in engineering, technology, and business. Contemporary HF is clearly shifting towards addressing the human-centered design paradigm for much larger and complex societal systems, the effectiveness of which...

    Published June 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Complexity and the Human Experience

    Modeling Complexity in the Humanities and Social Sciences

    Edited by Paul A. Youngman, Mirsad Hadzikadic

    Questions of values, ontologies, ethics, aesthetics, discourse, origins, language, literature, and meaning do not lend themselves readily, or traditionally, to equations, probabilities, and models. However, with the increased adoption of natural science tools in economics, anthropology, and...

    Published May 21st 2014 by Pan Stanford