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ENSC 304 - Human Factors and Usability Engineering Human Information Processing (HIP) (Read the handouts from the web page) ENSC 304 - Human Factors and Usability Engineering (Note for Assignment 1!) Human - psychophysics - perception - cognition - action Machine - physics - data processing - information theory - display and actuation
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ENSC 304 - Human Factors and Usability Engineering Stimulus Identification Response Selection Response Preparation Outputs Feedback Inputs The Human Serial Model of Human Information Processing ENSC 304 - Human Factors and Usability Engineering Serial Model of Human Information Processing Inputs are: - light - sound - motion - acceleration - vibration - heat/cold - texture - odor/taste - etc. Outputs are: - forces/movement - locomotion - prehension - gaze - speech/song/sound - odor - etc.
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ENSC 304 - Human Factors and Usability Engineering Serial Model of Human Information Processing • Attention is like a "spotlight”, or the tip of an iceberg • Modalities are: Visual, Auditory, Tactile, Olfactory, etc. • Some combinations of activities can be performed in parallel • Humans find it difficult do perform most combinations of activities in parallel • Research on attention and performance explains these phenomena as resulting from a “bottleneck”, or limited resources in HIP ENSC 304 - Human Factors and Usability Engineering While sitting, lift your right foot off the floor and make clockwise circles. Now, while doing this, draw a number "6" in the air with your right hand. Watch your foot!
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ENSC 304 - Human Factors and Usability Engineering ENSC 304 - Human Factors and Usability Engineering
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ENSC 304 - Human Factors and Usability Engineering ENSC 304 - Human Factors and Usability Engineering Attention - Stroop Effect
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ENSC 304 - Human Factors and Usability Engineering Attention - Stroop Effect red blue yellow green grey ENSC 304 - Human Factors and Usability Engineering Attention - Stroop Effect gerbil newt fish cat dog
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ENSC 304 - Human Factors and Usability Engineering Stimulus Identification Response Selection Response Preparation Outputs Feedback Inputs The Human Serial Model of Human Information Processing ENSC 304 - Human Factors and Usability Engineering Serial Model of Human Information Processing
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2009 for the course ENSC 12517 taught by Professor Evangraham during the Spring '08 term at Simon Fraser.

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