Embodied Minds--technical Environments

Embodied Minds--technical Environments

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This book investigates how humans relate to technology in our modern society, and how our basic assumption of human thought and behavior guide our efforts to improve and control technology. This book shows how this dualism is evident and problematic in a wide range of areas, such as investigation of human error in accidents, case studies of innovative interface solutions, simulator training strategies, analysis of work practices in complex systems, and traffic safety research. This book is written for researchers, students and professionals, to supplement the ongoing effort to understand how technology can be integrated with more confidence in modern society.One of the main objectives for a flight simulator is to put the user in a life-like environment in terms of visual and kinetic ... When the pilot encounters unforeseen events, he/she has to rely on his/her KBB skills a great extent in order to come up with a ... Different sequences to different problems are carefully described in manuals that the pilot must be familiar with. ... emerge during a 229 The Role of Fidelity, Transfer and Cognitive Involvement in Learning - A review of simulator training.

Title:Embodied Minds--technical Environments
Author:Thomas Hoff, Cato Alexander Bjørkli
Publisher:Tapir Academic Press - 2008


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