Toward a Theory of Situation Awareness in Dynamic Systems

  title={Toward a Theory of Situation Awareness in Dynamic Systems},
  author={M. Endsley},
  journal={Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society},
  pages={32 - 64}
  • M. Endsley
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
  • This paper presents a theoretical model of situation awareness based on its role in dynamic human decision making in a variety of domains. Situation awareness is presented as a predominant concern in system operation, based on a descriptive view of decision making. The relationship between situation awareness and numerous individual and environmental factors is explored. Among these factors, attention and working memory are presented as critical factors limiting operators from acquiring and… CONTINUE READING

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