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    Local Applications of the Ecological Approach to Human-Machine Systems (Resources for Ecological Psychology) (Paperback) Edited by Peter A. Hancock, Edited by John M. Flach, Edited by Jeffrey Caird, Edited by Kim J. Vicente

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    DescriptionThere is a growing consensus in the human factors/ergonomics community that human factors research has had little impact on significant applied problems. Some have suggested that the problem lies in the fact that much HF/E research has been based on the wrong type of psychology, an information processing view of psychology that is reductionistic and context-free. Ecological psychology offers a viable alternative, presenting a richer view of human behavior that is holistic and contextualized. The papers presented in these two volumes show the conceptual impact that ecological psychology can have on HF/E, as well as presenting a number of specific examples illustrating the ecological approach to human-machine systems. It is the first collection of papers that explicitly draws a connection between these two fields. While work in this area is only just beginning, the evidence available suggests that taking an ecological approach to human factors/ergonomics helps bridge the existing gap between basic research and applied problems.

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    Local Applications of the Ecological Approach to Human-Machine Systems
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Peter A. Hancock, Edited by John M. Flach, Edited by Jeffrey Caird, Edited by Kim J. Vicente
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 488
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 657 g
    ISBN 13: 9780805813807
    ISBN 10: 0805813802

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    BIC E4L: ENV
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    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
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    DC22: 620.82
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    BISAC V2.8: TEC009060, TEC009000, TEC017000
    Libri: I-TE
    BIC subject category V2: UYZ
    DC21: 004.019
    LC classification: TA167 .L63 1995, TA167.L63
    Thema V1.0: UYZ, RNC
    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
    Imprint name
    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
    Publication date
    01 May 1995
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    Table of contents
    Contents: Preface. W. Schiff, W. Arnone, Perceiving and Driving: Where Parallel Roads Meet. S.B. Flynn, T.A. Stoffregen, Perceiving and Avoiding Rollover in Agricultural Tractors. J.M. Flach, R. Warren, Low-Altitude Flight. J. Grosz, R.T. Rysdyk, R.J. Bootsma, J.A. Mulder, J.C. van der Vaart, P.C.W. van Wieringen, Perceptual Support for Timing of the Flare in the Landing of an Aircraft. G.E. Riccio, Coordination of Postural Control and Vehicular Control: Implications for Multimodal Perception and Simulation of Self-Motion. G.J.F. Smets, Designing for Telepresence: The Delft Virtual Window System. J.P. Hansen, Representation of System Invariants by Optical Invariants in Configural Displays for Process Control. L.A. Whitaker, V.G. CuQlock-Knopp, Human Exploration and Perception in Off-Road Navigation. H.L. Pick, M.R. Heinrichs, D.R. Montello, K. Smith, C.N. Sullivan, W.B. Thompson, Topographic Map Reading. R.R. Hoffman, R.J. Pike, On the Specification of the Information Available for the Perception and Description of the Natural Terrain. G. Klein, B.W. Crandal, The Role of Mental Simulation in Problem Solving and Decision Making. M.F. Young, M.D. McNeese, A Situated Cognition Approach to Problem Solving. L.D. Segal, Designing Team Workstations: The Choregraphy of Teamwork. P.N. Kugler, G. Lintern, Risk Management and the Evolution of Instability in Large-Scale, Industrial Systems.