PowerPoint Slides covered for Exam 1
Workload & Attention
Human Tracking Behavior
Controls and Related Topics
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Methods in Human Factors Psychology
Introduction to HFP
The following are a few good questions to ask as you are evaluating a study:
Who was surveyed or studied?
Why did the people participate in the study?
Was there a control group and did the control group receive a placebo?
How many people participa
hack to syllabus
Signal Detection Theory Handout
adapted from Professor David Heeger
The starting point for signal detection theory is that nearly all reasoning and decision making takes place in the
presence of some uncertainty. Signal detection. theory
Which of the following is a representation of data by spatial relationships in a diagram?
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Which one of the following terms least belongs with the
The statement, "My textbook states that frustration causes aggression," illustrates which one of
the following ways of knowing?
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In SDT we represent signal and noise as a pair of distributions. Which ofthe following is a true statement concerning these
Exam 2 Study Guide
Read Cook and Durso- Ch 5,6,7 - know what mainly happened
Read Casey (Atomic Chef)- Picture Window, Event Horizon, Freeway Driver, Caught on tape,
Under the Radar, 911 more or Less, - know what mainly happened
Know The fe
What are the four dimensions of resource theory?
o Effort (resource) demands of a task based on its difficulty
o Similarity between two tasks, requiring multiple resources
o Priority given to one task over another
All of the following are true of nonexperimental research except:
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1.Data collection procedures often compromise some degree of control.
2.No attempt is made to manipulate an independent variable.
Instructo Shahram Ghiasinejad
UCF Partnership Center
Human Factors Exam 1- Study Guide
Know Signal detection theory, and the related distributions
o What ROC plot shows p. 16
o Fuzzy SDT p. 19
o Examples of its use p. 21
o Vigilance decrement p. 25
o Sensitivity p. 29
When a computer operates in a manner that is not intended, humans often demonstrate their
disgust by striking the monitor. This monitor, or visual display, is simply the portal that allows
one to interact with the technology. The display (b
Chapter 1 Introduction to Engineering Psychology and Human Performance
Engineering psychology p. 1
Statistical significance, practical significance
Coglab 4: Prototypes
1. Based on that information, explain in your own words what the prototypes and the new
variations conditions are.
Prototypes are a rolodex of characteristics that exist in our memory. When presented with an
element it either already
CogLab Report 1: Memory Span
1. Memory span- the longest list of words, numbers or letters that one can recall in order,
a. Based on the results you obtained in the experiment: Compare your memory span for
digits, letters, and words.
CogLab 2: Levels of Processing
1. In this experiment there are 3 kinds of judgments (letter, rhyme, and semantic). Compare
your recognition performance on the letters judgment to your recognition performance on the
rhyme judgment and on the semantic judgm
Group Assignment1: Cell-phone-induced driver distraction
Group Members: Kendra Shaw, Maika Nortelus, Jaileen Cruz and Luke Schlabach
1. Explain the inattention-blindness hypothesis of the study?
The inattention-blindness hypothesis of the study is that ob
CogLab6: Wason Selection Task
1. Describe the abstract rule and the thematic rule conditions.
The conditions of the abstract rule require simplified concepts and actions instead of detail, to
enable game play while the conditions of thematic rule require
CogLab: Lexical Decision
1. Compare your reaction times in the associated word condition with your reaction times in the
unrelated word condition? Which one is faster?
My reaction time for the associated word condition was 1095.375 while my reaction time
1. Using your own words describe the modified version of the Number Reduction Task used in
2. What is the hidden rule in the Number Reduction Task, and at what time can be said that
participants gained i
CogLab 3: False Memory
1. Describe your results (proportion of original list items, related lures and unrelated lures that
you recognized) and explain why do you think your results illustrate (or fail to illustrate) the
false memory or false recognition e
Group assignment 3: When you and I share perspectives. Pronouns modulate perspective taking
during narrative comprehension.
1. The article mentions that a reader may take the actors perspective or observers perspective
(i.e., external perspective) explain
A) A final word Summary: 100+ words
I believe that it will take a catastrophic event to convince the majority of people
that our environment is in serious trouble. A climate control.org article published
September 27, 2016 by Brian Kahn stat
(A) Answer the Review Questions on pp. 227-228
Between-ratio pause: Another name for, and view of, post-
Chain schedule: A compound reinforcement schedule that
consists of a series of simple schedules, each of which is
(A) Do the Review Questions on p. 165
Automatic reinforcer: When someone does something themselves that creates a good
Behavioral momentum: How strong a behavior is after being reinforced.
Conditioned reinforcer: When something rein
Text book assignment 1:
Natural selection is one of the most important factors in human evolution. From the very
beginning of time humans have learned to adapt to new climates, dieses and wars between our
countries. With our world constantly ch
Learning- A change in behavior due to experience.
Behavior- Anything a person or other animal does that can be measured. In practice,
the term usually refers to publicly observable overt behavior. However, behavior that is
available only to
(A) Answer the Review Questions on pp. 123-124
1. Define the following terms and provide an example of each:
Aversion Therapy: A form of counterconditioning in which a CS is paired with an
aversive US, often a nausea-inducing drug. Example p