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  1. Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Systems

    Work and Everyday Life

    By Chris Forsythe, Huafei Liao, Michael Christopher Stefan Trumbo, Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    While there have been tremendous advances in our scientific understanding of the brain, this work has been largely academic, and often oriented toward clinical publication. Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Systems: Work and Everyday Life addresses the relationship between neurophysiological...

    Published September 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Constructive Ergonomics

    Edited by Pierre Falzon

    The goal for ergonomics has always been to adapt work, work environments, and machines to humans. But is this goal still sufficient? Does it satisfy the needs of the individual or of societies and organizations as they operate now? Constructive Ergonomics provides an answer to these questions....

    Published September 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Data Visualization

    Principles and Practice, Second Edition

    By Alexandru C. Telea

    This book explores the study of processing and visually representing data sets. Data visualization is closely related to information graphics, information visualization, scientific visualization, and statistical graphics. This second edition presents a better treatment of the relationship between...

    Published September 17th 2014 by A K Peters/CRC Press

  4. Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sector

    A Guide for Risk Management with MAPO Methodology (Movement and Assistance of Hospital Patients)

    By Olga Menoni, Natale Battevi, Silvia Cairoli

    Hospital staff and caregivers are regularly exposed to biomechanical overload risk, particularly at spine and shoulder level—a risk factor that will continue to rise with the progressive aging of the population. Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sector: A Guide for Risk Management with MAPO...

    Published September 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Handbook of Virtual Environments

    Design, Implementation, and Applications, Second Edition

    Edited by Kelly S. Hale, Kay M. Stanney

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    A Complete Toolbox of Theories and Techniques The second edition of a bestseller, Handbook of Virtual Environments: Design, Implementation, and Applications presents systematic and extensive coverage of the primary areas of research and development within VE technology. It brings together a...

    Published September 9th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Safety and Reliability: Methodology and Applications

    Edited by Tomasz Nowakowski, Marek Młyńczak, Anna Jodejko-Pietruczuk, Sylwia Werbińska-Wojciechowska

    Within the last fifty years the performance requirements for technical objects and systems were supplemented with: customer expectations (quality), abilities to prevent the loss of the object properties in operation time (reliability and maintainability), protection against the effects of...

    Published August 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  7. 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 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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