Introduction to Engineering Psychology and Human Performance

@inproceedings{Wickens2015IntroductionTE,
  title={Introduction to Engineering Psychology and Human Performance},
  author={Christopher D. Wickens and Justin G. Hollands and Simon Banbury and Raja Parasuraman},
  year={2015}
}
The field of human factors engineering, along with the closely related disciplines of human-, addresses issues of how humans interact with technology. It developed rapidly, following its approximate birth just after World War II when experimental psychologists were called in to help understand why pilots were crashing perfectly good aircraft (Fitts & Jones, 1947), why vigilance for enemy planes over the English Channel was sometimes wanting (Mackworth, 1948), or how learning theory could be… 

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