Chapter 1. Applied Cognitive Psychology in the Context of Everyday Living

  1. Francis T. Durso4,
  2. Raymond S. Nickerson Associate Editor5,
  3. Susan T. Dumais Associate Editor6,
  4. Stephan Lewandowsky Associate Editor7 and
  5. Timothy J. Perfect Associate Editor8
  1. Wendy A. Rogers1,
  2. Richard Pak2 and
  3. Arthur D. Fisk3

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713181.ch1

Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition

Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rogers, W. A., Pak, R. and Fisk, A. D. (2007) Applied Cognitive Psychology in the Context of Everyday Living, in Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition (eds F. T. Durso, R. S. Nickerson, S. T. Dumais, S. Lewandowsky and T. J. Perfect), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713181.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Texas Tech University, USA

  2. 5

    Tufts University, USA

  3. 6

    Microsoft Corporation, USA

  4. 7

    University of Western Australia, Australia

  5. 8

    University of Plymouth, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

  2. 2

    Clemson University, USA

  3. 3

    Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015346

Online ISBN: 9780470713181

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Keywords:

  • applied cognitive psychology;
  • biomechanics;
  • human performance;
  • cognitive theories;
  • decision-making skills

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Overview of Applied Cognitive Psychology

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Capabilities of Applied Cognitive Psychologists

  • The Need for Applied Cognitive Psychology

  • Successful Aging

  • Conclusions

  • Author Notes

  • References