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Engineering Psychology and Human Factors, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Gustav Markkula
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

JD Lee et al (2017) Designing for people : an introduction to human factors engineering 3rd Edition, CreateSpace (See lecture slides for pointers to specific chapters and sections. You are recommended to purchase this book if possible; it is available via Amazon both as a paperback print book and in Kindle format. If you want to borrow this book from the library, and it is currently on loan, make sure to request it here. Requested items will be required back from current loaners earlier, and the library may also consider purchasing additional copies of items with multiple requests.)         

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Alternative module text book

Salvendy (ed., 2012) Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics 4th Edition, John Wiley & Sons (If you are not able to or not willing to buy your own copy of the module text book, you may want to consult this book instead; it is freely available via the University library. Topic-specific pointers to chapters in this book are available via Minerva > Learning Resources > Reading material.)    

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Background reading: fuller descriptions of some taught concepts that the text book does not cover in depth

C Ahlstrom et al (2013) A gaze-based driver distraction warning system and its effect on visual behavior. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 14(2) 965-973.

JB Bayer & SW Campbell (2012) Texting while driving on automatic: Considering the frequency-independent side of habit. Computers in Human Behavior 28 2083-2090.

MR Endsley & DB Kaber (1999) Level of automation effects on performance, situation awareness and workload in a dynamic control task. Ergonomics 42(3) 462-492.

J Engström et al (2013) Attention selection and multitasking in everyday driving: A conceptual model. Chapter 3 in MA Regan et al (Eds)  Driver Distraction and Inattention : Advances in Research and Countermeasures, Volume 1, Vol 1. Ashgate.    Ebook available [fad Library, 30/10/2019]  

ML Head et al (2015) The extent and consequences of p-hacking in science. PLoS Biology 13(3) e1002106. 

RJ Jagacinski & JM Flach (2003) Control theory for humans : quantitative approaches to modeling performance. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Chapter 14: The frequency domain: Describing the human operator.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

M Konnikova (2012) Our storytelling minds: Do we ever really know what's going on inside? Scientific American.

KR Laughery et al (2012) Modeling human performance in complex systems. Chapter 32 in G Salvendy (Ed) Handbook of human factors and ergonomics 4th Ed. John Wiley and Sons.

M Ljung-Aust et al (2012) Manual for DREAM version 3.2. Report, Chalmers University of Technology.

WL Martinez & AR Martinez (2002) Computational Statistics Handbook with MATLAB, Taylor and Francis. Chapter 6.2: Classical Inferential Statistics. 

RE Nisbett & T DeCamp Wilson (1977) Telling more than we can know: Verbal reports on mental processes. Psychological review. 84(3) 231-259.   Available online [fad Library, 30/10/2019]  

M Pettitt et al (2005) Defining Driver Distraction. Proceedings of the 12 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems.   Available from:

D Wiegmann & S Shappell (2001) Human error analysis of commercial aviation accidents: Application of the Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS). Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine 72(11) 1006–1016.   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

This list was last updated on 24/11/2021