This is a comprehensive, but accessible text that introduces students to the fields of human factors and ergonomics. The book is intended for undergraduate students, written from the psychological science perspective along with various pedagogical components that will enhance student comprehension and learning. This book is ideal for those introductory courses that wish to introduce students to the multifaceted areas of human factors and ergonomics along with practical knowledge the students can apply in their own lives.

chapter 1|32 pages

Introduction to Human Factors

chapter 2|36 pages

Research Methods

chapter 3|38 pages

Visual, Tactile, and Olfactory Displays

chapter 4|38 pages

Audition and Vestibular Function

chapter 5|30 pages

Methods of Evaluation

chapter 6|26 pages

Attention, Memory, and Multitasking

chapter 7|26 pages


chapter 8|30 pages

Motor Skills and Control

chapter 9|38 pages

Anthropometry and Biomechanics

chapter 10|36 pages

Environmental Design

chapter 11|38 pages

Human Error

chapter 12|23 pages

Future Trends in Human Factors