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PSYCH 335: HUMAN FACTORS PSYCHOLOGY Winter 2007 REVIEW for TEST 1 ** TEST 1 covers material since the beginning of the quarter ** ** The review terms for Vision are on the Study Guide for Quiz 1 ** Exams throughout the quarter will consist of multiple choice questions and short answer questions. They may include matching. You will be expected to know important terms and definitions. You may be asked to trouble shoot (e.g. What is wrong with this display?), you may be asked to do calculations, and you may be asked to interpret data or figures. For TEST 1, I recommend that you review the material on the Review Sheet for QUIZ 1, text chapters, your lecture notes, handouts, and the terms and concepts noted below. Chapter 5 and related lectures Structure of the ear, range of human hearing Frequency, pitch, intensity, loudness, decibel, Hz Auditory masking Acoustic or aural reflex, startle reaction Auditory warnings, characteristics of a good alarm, false alarm problems Sound localization, intensity differences and phase differences
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Unformatted text preview: Changes with age Noise and loss of hearing, temporary hearing loss, TTS, permanent hearing loss Noise exposure limits Engineering and administrative controls Methods for handling noise problems Worker compliance with use of protective devices Chapter 6 and related lectures Concept of person as a limited information processor Human factor guidelines for supporting perception Short term sensory store, working memory, long term memory, procedural and declarative memory, episodic and semantic memory, prospective memory, source monitoring Codes in memory, chunks, auditory and visual codes in memory Mental models Remembering emergency skills (such as CPR) Attention and time-sharing Selective attention. Influenced by – salience, effort, expectancy, and value Divided attention. Influenced by - resource demand, structure, similarity, and task management (resource allocation) Situation Awareness Changes with age...
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