DD 215

Cognitive Ergonomics




Special senses, Learning and memory; Human cognitive process and information processing (sensation, perception, attention, cognition, human information processing and execution); Perception of physical characteristics of objects (colour, form, shape, texture etc.); Visual and auditory display design;

Human cognitive abilities and limitations, Fitt 's law, Hick 's law; Human error and reliability;

Stress and mental workload; Assessment techniques: cognitive task analysis, cognitive workload assessment, detection of human error; Design of interfaces between humans and machine systems.


Texts and References:

1.     Kellogg, R.T., Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology, Sage Publications, 2012.

2.     Harris, D., Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics, EPCE 2011 Proceedings. HCI International 2011, Springer, Germany, 2011.

3.     Kaber, D.B. and Boy, G., Advances in Cognitive Ergonomics, CRC Press, New York, 2010.

4.     Anshel, J., Visual Ergonomics Handbook, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis, London, 2005.

5.     Bisantz , A.M. and Burns, C.M., Applications of Cognitive work analysis. CRC Press, 2008.

6.     Hollnagel, E., Handbook of Cognitive Task Design. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 2003.

7.     Visser, W, The Cognitive Artifacts of Designing, Lawrence-Erlbaum Associates, Inc. Publishers, 2006.