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The study of brain and behaviour at work; an interdisciplinary field with roots in neuroscience and ergonomics, devoted to the study of the neural bases of perception, cognition, and human performance in relation to systems and technologies in the workplace, including computers and vehicles such as aircraft, cars, trains, and ships. The term was coined in 1998 by the Indian-born US psychologist Raja Parasuraman (born 1950) in a web page entitled Neuroergonomics: The Study of Brain and Behavior at Work. [A blend of neuroscience and ergonomics]

Subjects: Psychology.


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