Aviation Psychology and Human Factors

ISBN-10: 1439808430
ISBN-13: 9781439808436
Edition: 2009
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Book details

List price: $217.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 9/8/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 2.10" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

Preface
About the Authors
Introduction
What Is Aviation Psychology?
What Is Research?
Goals of Psychology
Models and Psychological Constructs
Human Performance Models
Development of Expertise
Models of Human Information Processing
Models of Accident Causation
Models of Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM)
Summary
References
Research Methods and Statistics
Introduction
The Research Process
Literature Review and Research Questions
Research Problems
Variables
Descriptive Methods and Measurement
Psychological Tests
Classical Test Theory
Reliability
Validity
Test Norms and Cultural Adaptation
Questionnaires
Internet
Interview
Observation
Experiments, Quasi-Experiments, and Correlation Research
Experiments
Quasi-Experiments
Correlational Research
Statistics
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
Type 1 and Type 2 Errors
Design and Validity
Statistical Validity
Internal Validity
Construct Validity
External Validity
Meta-Analysis
Literature Search and Coding of Articles
Statistical Sources of Error in Studies and Meta-Analysis Calculations
Meta-Analysis Example
Criticism of the Meta-Analysis Method
Research Ethics
Cheating and Fraud in Research
Summary
Recommended Reading
References
Aviation Psychology, Human Factors, and the Design of Aviation Systems
Introduction
Types of Human Error
Human Characteristics and Design
Principles of Display Design
Principle of Information Need
Principle of Legibility
Principle of Display Integration/Proximity Compatibility Principle
Principle of Pictorial Realism
Principle of the Moving Part
Principle of Predictive Aiding
Principle of Discriminability: Status versus Command
System Design
Manpower
Personnel
Training
An Example: Design of the Fuel Gauge
Interacting with the System
Current Issues
Summary
Recommended Reading
References
Personnel Selection
Introduction
Job Analysis
Job Analysis for Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers
A Critical Perspective on Job Analysis
Predictors and Criteria
Predictors in Selection
Criteria of Job Performance
How Can We Know That Predictors Work?
Meta-Analysis
When Can Test Validity Be Generalized?
Historical Overview
Pilot Selection
Selection of Air Traffic Controllers
How Well Do the Different Methods Work?
Personality and Job Performance
Computer-Based Testing
The Utility of Selection Methods
Fairness in Selection
Differential Predictive Validity
Applicant Reactions
Summary
Recommended Reading
References
Training
Introduction
Training System Design
Analyze
Design
Develop
Implement
Evaluate
Conclusion
Crew Resource Management
Generations of CRM
Evaluation of CRM Effectiveness
Simulator Training
Training Using Personal Computers
Recurrent Training and Skill Decay
Concluding Remarks
Recommended Reading
References
Stress, Human Reactions, and Performance
Introduction
Personality
What Is Stress?
Conflicts between Work and Private Life
Burnout and Engagement
Individual Differences and Stress
Consequences of Stress
Shift Work
Sleep
Health Implications
Accident Risk
Private Life
Jet Lag
How Can One Prevent Drowsiness?
Extreme Stress
Passenger Reactions
Fear of Flying
Symptoms
What Is There to Be Afraid of?
Treatment
The Pains and Pleasures of Air Travel
Unruly Passenger Behavior
What Is Air Rage?
How Frequently Does Air Rage Occur?
What Causes Air Rage and Unruly Behavior?
What Can Be Done to Prevent Air Rage?
Summary
Recommended Reading
References
Culture, Organizations, and Leadership
Introduction
Do Organizational Issues Play a Role in Accidents?
What Is Culture?
National Culture
Problems Relating to Study of Cultural Differences
Professional Culture
Organizational Culture
Safety Culture
What Characterizes a Sound Safety Culture?
How Does a Safety Culture Develop?
Studies of Safety Culture in Aviation
Women and Aviation
Attitudes toward Female Pilots
Reorganization and Adapting to New Working Conditions
Reactions to Organizational Changes
Downsizing
Psychological Contracts
Leadership
Three Leadership Types
Leadership and Safety
Summary
Recommended Reading
References
Aviation Safety
Introduction
Accident Incidence
Causes of Accidents
Classification of Aircraft Accidents
Special Problems in Doing Research on Accidents
Is a Close Call Almost the Same as an Accident?
Out of the Air and into the Laboratory
Why Are Some Pilots Safer Than Others?
The Decision-Making Component of Accidents
Aeronautical Decision Making
Hazardous Attitudes
Locus of Control
Risk Perception and Risk Tolerance
Situation Awareness
Aviation Weather Encounters
Other Programs to Improve Safety
Summary
Recommended Reading
References
Concluding Remarks
Introduction
Internet Resources for Pilots
Index

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