Irene Stepniczka

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Airline pilots and similar professions require reliable spatial cognition abilities, such as mental imagery of static and moving three-dimensional objects in space. A well-known task to investigate these skills is the Shepard and Metzler mental rotation task (SMT), which is also frequently used during pre-assessment of pilot candidates. Despite the(More)
The present study assesses the innovative concept of empathic accuracy within a crew-aircraft-system in a realistic approach scenario. Empathy, one of the key skills of social situation awareness (SSA), was found to be altered in stressful situations. Challenging and surprising events lead to a decrease in empathic accuracy in both pilot flying and pilot(More)
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