Improving Aviation Performance through Applying Engineering Psychology: Advances in Aviation Psychology, Volume 3

1st Edition

Michael A. Vidulich, Pamela S. Tsang

CRC Press
Published February 12, 2019
Reference - 242 Pages
ISBN 9781138588639 - CAT# K386565

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Aviation remains one of the most active and challenging domains for human factors and applied psychology. Since 1981, the biennial International Symposium on Aviation Psychology (ISAP) has convened for the purposes of (a) presenting the latest research on human performance problems and opportunities within aviation systems, (b) envisioning design solutions that best utilize human capabilities for creating safe and efficient aviation systems, and (c) the bringing together of scientists, research sponsors, and operators in an effort to bridge the gap between research and application.

Based upon the potential impact of emerging trends, current debates, or enduring issues presented at the 19th ISAP, select authors were invited to expand on their work following the benefit of interactions at the symposium. The authors include leading scientists, prominent researchers, and aviation operators contributing to the discussion of the most pressing technical challenges and research priorities.

Visions for the incorporation of new interface technologies within next-generation cockpits, tools for future air traffic control research, neuroergonomic findings in aviation settings, and human limitations affecting safety are offered. The aim of these volumes is to report the latest findings in aviation psychology and to suggest new directions for advancing the field.


  • Bridges the gap between aviation psychology research and real-world challenges
  • Includes work of the distinguished researchers and seasoned practitioners with select contributions reflecting significant developments in aviation psychology
  • Reports on the latest findings in aviation psychology and suggests new directions for advancing the field
  • Contains work on perceptual and cognitive influences on performance, the impact of advanced modeling techniques, and the potential of neuroergonomics

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