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Being There TogetherSocial Interaction in Shared Virtual Environments

Being There Together: Social Interaction in Shared Virtual Environments

Ralph Schroeder

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195371284
eISBN:
9780199865000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371284.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Virtual environments provide places for “being there together”, for avatars to interact with each other in computer-generated spaces. They range from immersive systems in which people have life-size ... More

Ecological RationalityIntelligence in the World

Ecological Rationality: Intelligence in the World

Peter M. Todd and Gerd Gigerenzer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195315448
eISBN:
9780199932429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315448.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

The idea that more information and more computation yield better decisions has long shaped our vision of rationality. Yet humans and other animals typically rely on simple heuristics or rules of ... More

Exposing the Magic of DesignA Practitioner’s Guide to the Methods and Theory of Synthesis

Exposing the Magic of Design: A Practitioner’s Guide to the Methods and Theory of Synthesis

Jon Kolko

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744336
eISBN:
9780199894710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744336.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Human-Technology Interaction

As the world deals with increasing complexity—in issues of sustainability, finance, culture, and technology—business and governments are searching for a form of problem solving that can deal with the ... More

HeuristicsThe Foundations of Adaptive Behavior

Heuristics: The Foundations of Adaptive Behavior

Gerd Gigerenzer, Ralph Hertwig, and Thorsten Pachur (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744282
eISBN:
9780199894727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744282.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

How do people make decisions when time is limited, information unreliable, and the future uncertain? Based on the work of Herbert A. Simon and with the help of colleagues around the world, the ... More

Human Factors in Hazardous SituationsProceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting held on 28 and 29 June 1989

Human Factors in Hazardous Situations: Proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting held on 28 and 29 June 1989

D. E. Broadbent, J. Reason, and A. Baddeley (eds)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521914
eISBN:
9780191688454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521914.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Human performance is a key factor in the operation of many systems: for example, in nuclear power installations and in transport. The topics discussed in this volume are of both theoretical and ... More

Human-TechEthical and Scientific Foundations

Human-Tech: Ethical and Scientific Foundations

Kim Vicente

Alex Kirlik (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199765140
eISBN:
9780199863358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765140.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

This book coins the term “human-tech” to describe a more encompassing and ambitious approach to the study of Human-Technology Interaction (HTI) than is now evident in any of its participating ... More

Taming Information TechnologyLessons from Studies of System Administrators

Taming Information Technology: Lessons from Studies of System Administrators

Eser Kandogan, Paul Maglio, Eben Haber, and John Bailey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195374124
eISBN:
9780199979134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374124.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Information technology is the foundation of modern life. When talking on the phone, using the Web, or getting money from an ATM, we rely on computers, networks, and databases – systems of information ... More

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