Cyberpsychology by Kent Norman
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An Introduction to Human-computer Interaction

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Cyberpsychology by Kent Norman

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Cyberpsychology is about humans and computers and the psychology of how they interact. Computers permeate nearly every human activity in the modern world and affect human behavior from the most basic sensory-motor interactions to the most complex cognitive and social processes. This book begins with a brief history of psychology and computers and a comparison of the human nervous system and the circuitry of a computer. A number of theories and models of human-computer interaction are presented, as well as research methods and techniques for usability testing. Following the typical contents of an introduction to psychology, the book then discusses sensation and perception, learning and memory, thinking and problem solving, language processing, individual differences, motivation and emotion, social relations, and abnormal behavior as they impact the human-computer interface. Finally, specific issues of artificial intelligence, assistive technologies, video games, and electronic education are presented. Cyberpsychology is the new psychology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521867382
ISBN-10: 052186738X
Format: Hardback
(253mm x 177mm x 28mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Examines how we interact with computer interfaces, covering the full spectrum of the field in the new age of technology.

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Author Biography - Kent Norman

Kent Norman received his doctorate from the University of Iowa in experimental psychology and is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Maryland. He is the director of the Laboratory for Automation Psychology and Decision Processes (LAPDP) and is a founding member of the Human/Computer Interaction Laboratory (HCIL) in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS). His research is on judgment and decision making and problem solving, particularly as they pertain to human-computer interaction and cognitive issues in interface design. Dr. Norman is the author of The Psychology of Menu Selection: Designing Cognitive Control at the Human/Computer Interface, and he is the developer of HyperCourseware(TM), a Web-based prototype for electronic educational environments reported on in his online text: Teaching in the Switched On Classroom (1999, He is co-author of the QUIS: The Questionnaire for User Interaction Satisfaction, licensed by the university to corporate and government usability labs, and he is currently doing research on 'computer rage'. Dr Norman is the author or co-author of more than 80 journal articles and book chapters.

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