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Handbook of Applied Cognition

Francis T. Durso (Editor), Raymond S. Nickerson (Associate Editor), Roger W. Schvaneveldt (Associate Editor), Susan T. Dumais (Associate Editor), D. Stephen Lindsay (Associate Editor), Michelene T. H. Chi (Associate Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-471-97765-0
904 pages
July 1999
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Cognitive psychology is the basis of many applications in almost every area of technology, business, industry, and education. This book provides workers in applied arenas with presentations of research aimed directly at the problems and issues that confront them. It will cover key areas including business and industry, computers and technology, education and information, and health and law.
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Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

OVERVIEWS.

Applying Cognitive Psychology: Bridging the Gulf Between Basic Research and Cognitive Artifacts (D. Gillan & R. Schvaneveldt).

Applications of Attention Research (W. Rogers, et al.).

Knowledge and Expertise (N. Charness & R. Schultetus).

Applications of Social Cognition: Attitudes as Cognitive Structures (L. Fabrigar, et al.).

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY.

The Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Engineering of Industrial Systems (N. Moray).

Applied Cognition in Consumer Research (J. Alba & J. Hutchinson).

COMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGY.

Devices that Remind (D. Herrmann, et al.).

Knowledge Elicitation (N. Cooke).

INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTION.

Statistical Graphs and Maps (S. Lewandowsky & J. Behrens).

Instructional Technology (R. Mayer).

Cognitive Psychology Applied to Testing (S. Embretson).

HEALTH AND LAW.

Medical Cognition (V. Patel, et al.).

Designing Healthcare Advice for the Public (P. Wright).

Perspectives on Jury Decision-Making: Cases with Pretrial Publicity and Cases Based on Eyewitness Identifications (J. Devenport, et al.).

Indexes.
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