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Multiple Task Performance - Diane Damos

Multiple Task Performance

By: Diane Damos (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 7th October 1991
ISBN: 9780850667578
Number Of Pages: 469

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This edited collection combines contributions from academics and human factor specialists upon the theme of multiple-task performance - the ability of the mind to control several actions simultaneously. Although processes of divided attention have long been a focus for cognitive psychologists, this book concentrates upon the performance of particular tasks concurrently, and how different combinations affect results. Particular implications include workload of pilots and air-traffic controllers. It is aimed at researchers (graduates and postgraduates) in applied and cognitive psychology, ergonomics, behavioural science and aviation psychologists.

Part 1 Theory and methods: processing resources and attention, C.D.Wickens; a review of the engineering models of information processing and decision-making in multi-task supervisory control, K.R.Pattipati and D.L.Kleinman; modelling the acquisition of dual-task skills in a connectionist/control architecture, M.Detweiler and W.Schneider; dual-task methodology - some common problems, D.L.Damos. Part 2 Learning and performance: issues for acquisition and transfer of time-sharing and dual-skill tasks, G.Lintern and C.D.Wickens; multiple-cue probability learning and the design of information displays for multiple tasks, V.G.Cuqlock-Knopp et al; vigilance and monitoring for multiple signals, A.Craig; motor constraints in dual-task performance, H.Heuer. Part 3 Workload: workload assessment in multi-task environments, F.T.Eggemeier et al; performance-based and subjective assessment of workload in multi-task environments, F.T.Eggemeier and G.F.Wilson; physiological metrics of mental workload - a review of recent progress, A.F.Kramer; psychological assessment of workload in multi-task environments, G.F.Wilson and F.T.Eggemeier. Part 4 Individual differences: individual differences in multiple-task performance, J.B.Brookings and D.L.Damos; ageing, divided attention and dual-task performance, J.MacDowd et al; development of skilled performance - an age-related perspective, A.D.Fisk and W.A.Rogers.

ISBN: 9780850667578
ISBN-10: 0850667577
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 469
Published: 7th October 1991
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.41  x 3.35
Weight (kg): 0.99
Edition Number: 1

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