5. Information Processing

  1. Gavriel Salvendy4,5
  1. Christopher D. Wickens1,2 and
  2. C. Melody Carswell3

Published Online: 26 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch5

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Wickens, C. D. and Carswell, C. M. (2012) Information Processing, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 5

    Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Aviation and Psychology, Institute of Aviation, University of Illinois, Savoy, Illinois, USA

  2. 2

    Alionscience, Savoy, Illinois, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470528389

Online ISBN: 9781118131350

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Keywords:

  • information processing;
  • selecting information;
  • discrimination, confusability;
  • action selection;
  • multiple-task performance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Three Approaches to Information Processing

  • Selecting Information

  • Perception and Data Interpretation

  • Comprehension and Cognition

  • Action Selection

  • Multiple-Task Performance

  • Conclusions

  • References