Cognitive Ergonomics Products

  • Distributed Cognition and Reality

    How Pilots and Crews Make Decisions

    By Katherine L. Plant, Neville A. Stanton

    Distributed Cognition and Reality puts theory into practice, as the first book to show how to apply the Perceptual Cycle Model in aviation decision making. Based on case studies, critical incident interviews and live observations in cockpits, the authors develop a new way to understand how pilots…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    CRC Press
    100 Cases

  • Modeling Sociocultural Influences on Decision Making

    Understanding Conflict, Enabling Stability

    Edited by Joseph V. Cohn, Sae Schatz, Hannah Freeman, David J. Y. Combs

    In our increasingly globally interconnected world, understanding and appreciating the sociocultural context within which individuals make their decisions is critical to developing successful partnerships. The collection of chapters in this volume illustrates how advances in information and social…

    Hardback – 2016-09-16 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

  • Handbook of Teen and Novice Drivers

    Research, Practice, Policy, and Directions

    Edited by Donald L Fisher, Jeff Caird, William Horrey, Lana Trick

    Despite a growing body of research and targeted remediation, teenage and novice drivers continue to be six to nine times more likely to die in a crash than they are when they are just a few years older. The World Health Organization reports that road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death…

    Hardback – 2016-09-09 
    CRC Press

  • Grasping the Moment

    Sensemaking in Response to Routine Incidents and Major Emergencies

    By Christopher Baber, Richard McMaster

    The ways in which organizations make use of information available to them to make decisions and manage activity is an essential topic of investigation for human factors. When the information is uncertain, incomplete or subject to change, then decision making and activity management can become…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19 
    CRC Press

  • Decision-Making in High Risk Organizations Under Stress Conditions

    By Anthony J. Spurgin, David W. Stupples

    This book discusses management decision-making under accident conditions as a vehicle to confirm the importance of clear decision-making guided by a systems approach on how an organization functions related to the role of managers, operators, and the operation of the plant. The book shows how to…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20
    CRC Press

  • Practical Leadership Skills for Safety Professionals and Project Engineers

    By Gary L. Winn

    For Future Leaders in Safety and Engineering You’ve chosen to become a leader in occupational health and safety. Practical Leadership Skills for Safety Professionals and Project Engineers can show you how. Purposely oriented toward the art and science of leadership, this book is designed to provide…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    CRC Press

  • Facing the Unexpected in Flight

    Human Limitations and Interaction with Technology in the Cockpit

    By Jean Pinet

    Airline pilots often have to face sudden, unexpected situations that can become potentially dangerous. They are trained to deal with these situations, but sometimes the lack of time before the situation deteriorates and the associated stress can compromise their basic cognitive sequence and lead to…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27
    CRC Press

  • Human Safety and Risk Management

    A Psychological Perspective, Third Edition

    By A. Ian Glendon, Sharon Clarke

    The third edition of a bestseller, Human Safety and Risk Management: A Psychological Perspective incorporates a decade of new research and development to provide you with a comprehensive and contemporary guide to the psychology of risk and workplace safety. A major enhancement is reflected in the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22
    CRC Press

  • Resilient Health Care

    By Erik Hollnagel, Jeffrey Braithwaite

    Health care is everywhere under tremendous pressure with regard to efficiency, safety, and economic viability - to say nothing of having to meet various political agendas - and has responded by eagerly adopting techniques that have been useful in other industries, such as quality management, lean…

    Paperback – 2015-08-28
    CRC Press
    Ashgate Studies in Resilience Engineering

  • Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2015

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Ergonomics & Human Factors 2015, Daventry, Northamptonshire, UK, 13-16 April 2015

    Edited by Sarah Sharples, Steven Shorrock, Patrick Waterson

    Ergonomics and human factors is the discipline concerned with the application of scientifc knowledge to improve people’s interaction with products, systems and environments. This book presents the proceedings of the international conference, Ergonomics & Human Factors 2015, the 29th year in…

    Paperback – 2015-04-08
    Taylor & Francis
    Contemporary Ergonomics

  • Safe Design and Construction of Machinery

    Regulation, Practice and Performance

    By Elizabeth Bluff

    The origin of this book is the compelling evidence that a high proportion of machinery-related deaths and injuries are attributable to genuine and serious risks originating within machine design and construction. This trend continues despite significant legal obligations, notably the European…

    Hardback – 2015-04-03
    CRC Press

  • Driving With Music: Cognitive-Behavioural Implications

    By Warren Brodsky

    This book, the first full-length text on the subject, explores the everyday use of music listening while driving a car. It presents the relationship between cars and music in an effort to understand how music behaviour in the car can either enhance driver safety or place the driver at increased…

    Hardback – 2015-03-28
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Road and Rail Transport

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