Kinesiology 3457A/B – Cognitive Ergonomics

Cognitive ergonomics is concerned with mental processes, such as perception, decision making, memory, reasoning, and response execution, as they affect interactions among humans and other elements of a work system. Relevant topics include skilled performance, attention, distraction, human error, work stress, risk perception, and Kansei engineering as these may relate to human-system design, safety and productivity. Assessment methodologies include hierarchical task analysis, cognitive task analysis, mental workload, human error identification/accident investigation, and situation awareness assessment. Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 3371A (taken in 2010-11); the former Kinesiology 4456A/B. Prerequisite(s): Corequisite(s): Pre-or Corequisite(s): Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course. back to top

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