Ergonomics and Psychology

Developments in Theory and Practice

Edited by Olexiy Ya Chebykin, Gregory Bedny, Waldemar Karwowski

© 2008 – CRC Press

432 pages | 56 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2008-04-25
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About the Book

Written by leaders in their respective fields, Ergonomics and Psychology discusses recent advancements in psychology and addresses their applications in practice through ergonomics. The book describes the basic ideas that underpin the most successfully applied approaches in ergonomics, psychology, training, education, and more. It explores the mutual influences of cognitive, ecological, and activity theory approaches and demonstrates the effectiveness of these approaches in ergonomics and industrial/organizational psychology.

Table of Contents

Work Psychology and Ergonomics

Ecological Ergonomics, M.J. Dainoff

Integrating Cognitive and Digital Human Models for Virtual Product Design, D.W. Carruth and V.G. Duffy

Time Study during Vocational Training, G.Z. Bedny and W. Karwowski

The Laws of Ergonomics Applied to Design and Testing of Workstations, V.F. Venda, V.K. Kalin, and Y.L. Trofimov

Day-to-Day Monitoring of an Operator’s Functional State and Fitness-for-Work: A Psychophysiological and Engineering Approach, O. Burov

Modular Processes in Mind and Brain

Identification of Mental Modules, S. Sternberg

Identification of Neural Modules, S. Sternberg

Psychophysiology of Work

The New Interface of Brain, Mind, and Machine: Will the Emergent Whole Be Greater than the Sum of the Parts? C. Berka, D.J. Levendowski, G. Davis, V.T. Zivkovic, M.M. Cvetinovic, and R.E. Olmstead

The Interaction of Sleep and Memory, J.M. Ellenbogen

Attention, Selection for Action, Error Processing, and Safety, M. Fafrowicz and T. Marek

Activity Theory and Ecological Psychology and Their Application

Activity Theory: Comparative Analysis of Eastern and Western Approaches, G. Z. Bedny, W. Karwowski, and A. Ya. Chebykin

Discourse in Activity, H. Daniels

Movements of the Cane Prior to Locomotion Judgments: The Informer Fallacy and the Training Fallacy versus the Role of Exploration, G. Burton and J.r Cyr

Emotional Regulation of Activity and Education

Emotional Intelligence: A Novel Approach to Operationalizing the Construct, E.L. Nosenko

Emotional Regulation of the Learning Process, A. Ya. Chebykin and S.D. Maksymenko

Emotional Resources of the Professional Trainer, G.V. Lozhkin

Personality

Good Judgment: The Intersection of Intelligence and Personality, R. Hogan, J. Hogan, and P. Barrett

Relational Self in Action:Relationships and Behavior, S.E. Cross and K. A. Terzino

Index

About the Series

Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety