Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Adaptive Perspectives on Human–Technology InteractionMethods and Models for Cognitive Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Alex Kirlik

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195374827

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374827.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 17 June 2019

Cognitive Engineering: Toward a Workable Concept of Mind

Cognitive Engineering: Toward a Workable Concept of Mind

Chapter:
(p.3) 1 Cognitive Engineering: Toward a Workable Concept of Mind
Source:
Adaptive Perspectives on Human–Technology Interaction
Author(s):

Alex Kirlik

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374827.003.0001

This book takes steps toward building what Jerome Bruner referred to as a “workable concept of mind”. It specifically reports the methods and models that can be fruitfully applied to solving practically relevant problems in human-technology interaction. Six themes unite the chapters' orientation toward developing a concept of mind that is both workable and valuable from a cognitive engineering perspective. These themes are illustrated in the selection of research problems, methods, and analysis and modeling techniques in the following chapters. Specifically discussed in this chapter are the discussions given on an ecological or systems perspective, an adaptive, functional perspective, environmental uncertainty, representativeness, formal perspective, and problem-solving perspective.

Keywords:   cognitive engineering, Jerome Bruner, concept of mind, human-technology interaction, problem-solving, environmental uncertainty, methods, modeling techniques

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .