Ergonomics & Human Factors Products

  • Reshaping Technical Communication

    New Directions and Challenges for the 21st Century

    Edited by Barbara Mirel, Rachel Spilka

    This anthology brings together voices from industry and academia in a call for elevating the status, identity, value, and influence of technical communicators. Editors Barbara Mirel and Rachel Spilka assert that technical communicators must depart from their traditional roles, moving instead in a…

    Paperback – 2015-05-06
    Routledge

  • The Russian Theory of Activity

    Current Applications To Design and Learning

    By Gregory Bedny, David Meister

    The opening of the former Soviet Union to the West has provided an opportunity to describe Russian human factors/ergonomics and to compare American theories and methods with it. Although this book is principally dedicated to describing the theory of activity as it applies to issues of design and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-06
    Psychology Press

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2014-08-11
    Psychology Press

  • The Routines of Decision Making

    Edited by Tilmann Betsch, Susanne Haberstroh

    Experience is currently a hot theme in decision making. For a long time, decision research was almost exclusively focused on new decisions and neglected the importance of experience. It took the field until the 1990s for a new direction in research and theorizing to become visible in the literature…

    Paperback – 2013-07-07
    Psychology Press

  • Individual and Team Skill Decay

    The Science and Implications for Practice

    Edited by Winfred Arthur, Jr., Eric Anthony Day, Winston Bennett, Jr., Antoinette M. Portrey

    Skill and knowledge retention is a major issue and concern in learning and skill acquisition, especially when trained or acquired skills (or knowledge) are needed after long periods of nonuse. The goal of this book is to summarize and advance the thinking of critical issues related to skill…

    Paperback – 2013-03-18
    Routledge
    Applied Psychology Series

  • Rail Human Factors

    Supporting reliability, safety and cost reduction

    Edited by Nastaran Dadashi, Anita Scott, John R Wilson, Ann Mills

    The rail human factors/ergonomics community has grown quickly and extensively, and there is much increased recognition of the vital importance of ergonomics/human factors by rail infrastructure owners, rail operating companies, system developers, regulators and national and trans-national…

    Paperback – 2013-02-18
    CRC Press

  • The Social Psychology of Expertise

    Case Studies in Research, Professional Domains, and Expert Roles

    By Harald A. Mieg

    The Social Psychology of Expertise offers an integrative perspective to the analysis of experts and expertise in organizations, social roles, management, etc. It is the first book to link the psychology of expertise to sociology, particularly the sociology of professions. By examining the…

    Paperback – 2013-02-13
    Psychology Press
    Expertise: Research and Applications Series

  • Multimedia and Virtual Reality

    Designing Multisensory User Interfaces

    By Alistair Sutcliffe

    This book is primarily a summary of research done over 10 years in multimedia and virtual reality, which fits within a wider interest of exploiting psychological theory to improve the process of designing interactive systems. The subject matter lies firmly within the field of HCI, with some…

    Paperback – 2012-11-27
    Psychology Press

  • Engineering Psychology & Human Performance

    4th Edition

    By Christopher D. Wickens, Justin G. Hollands, Simon Banbury, Raja Parasuraman

    Forming connections between human performance and design Engineering Psychology and Human Performance, 4e examines human-machine interaction. The book is organized directly from the psychological perspective of human information processing. The chapters generally correspond to the flow of…

    Hardback – 2012-10-06
    Psychology Press

  • Rail Human Factors around the World

    Impacts on and of People for Successful Rail Operations

    Edited by John R Wilson, Ann Mills, Theresa Clarke, Jane Rajan, Nastaran Dadashi

    The rail human factors/ergonomics community has grown quickly and extensively, and there is much increased recognition of the vital importance of ergonomics/human factors by rail infrastructure owners, rail operating companies, system developers, regulators and national and trans-national…

    Paperback – 2012-09-12
    CRC Press

  • Practicing Perfection

    Memory and Piano Performance

    By Roger Chaffin, Gabriela Imreh, Mary Crawford

    The memory feats of famous musicians seem almost superhuman. Can such extraordinary accomplishments be explained by the same principles that account for more ordinary, everyday memory abilities? To find out, a concert pianist videotaped her practice as she learned a new piece for performance, the…

    Paperback – 2012-08-15
    Psychology Press
    Expertise: Research and Applications Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science

    Edited by Youlian Hong, Roger Bartlett

    The Routledge Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science is a landmark work of reference. Now available in a concise paperback edition, it offers a comprehensive and in-depth survey of current theory, research and practice in sports, exercise and clinical biomechanics, in both established…

    Paperback – 2010-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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