Chapter 7. Comprehension and Situation Awareness

  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. Francis T. Durso1,
  2. Katherine A. Rawson2 and
  3. Sara Girotto3

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713181.ch7

Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition

Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition

How to Cite

Durso, F. T., Rawson, K. A. and Girotto, S. (2008) Comprehension and Situation Awareness, 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.ch7

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

    Texas Tech University, USA

  2. 2

    Kent State University, USA

  3. 3

    Texas Tech University, 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:

  • human cognition;
  • language processing;
  • situation awareness;
  • flight crew;
  • text comprehension research

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Measuring Comprehension

  • Toward a Model of Comprehension of Dynamic Situations

  • Conclusions

  • Author Note

  • References