Chapter 4. Selection and Control of Action

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department3,4
  1. Robert W. Proctor Professor1 and
  2. Kim-Phuong L. Vu Assistant Professor2

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch4

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Proctor, R. W. and Vu, K.-P. L. (2006) Selection and Control of Action, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 4

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychology, California State University–Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207

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Keywords:

  • selection and control of action;
  • motor learning and skill acquisition;
  • human–machine interactions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Selection of Action

  • Motor Control

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References