This book investigates how humans relate to technology in our modern society, and how our basic assumption of human thought and behavior guide our efforts to improve and control technology. This book shows how this dualism is evident and problematic in a wide range of areas, such as investigation of human error in accidents, case studies of innovative interface solutions, simulator training strategies, analysis of work practices in complex systems, and traffic safety research. This book is written for researchers, students and professionals, to supplement the ongoing effort to understand how technology can be integrated with more confidence in modern society.The driving simulator used in the study is based on a 1998 model Renault Megane with manual shifting. All original controls give input to the simulator. Sound effects imitate sound from the engine, the transmission, as well as other relevantanbsp;...
|Title||:||Embodied Minds--technical Environments|
|Author||:||Thomas Hoff, Cato Alexander Bjørkli|
|Publisher||:||Tapir Academic Press - 2008|