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Psychological Distance

Alex Kirlik

in Human-Tech

Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9780199765140
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199863358 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765140.003.0005

Series: Human Technology Interaction Series

Psychological Distance

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This chapter presents the reprinted article “Toward theory-driven, quantitative performance measurement in ergonomics science: The abstraction hierarchy as a framework for data analysis” by Xinyao Yu, Elfreda Lau, Kim J. Vicente, and Michael W. Carter. The article focuses on the effects of various interface designs on the strategies people used to control a simulated power plant.

Keywords: interface design; ergonomics; abstraction hierarchy; power plant

Chapter.  9334 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Engineering (General)

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