Cognitive Control and Human Error Mechanisms

Jens Rasmussen

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Cognitive control domains are discussed in terms of skill-, rule-, and knowledge-based behaviour. This distinction is used to characterize the psychological mechanisms behind typical categories of errors considered as occurrences of man-task mismatches. The relationship of errors with human learning and adaptation is stressed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNew Technology and Human Error
EditorsJ. Rasmussen, K. Duncan, J. Leplat
Number of pages9
Place of PublicationChichester
Publication date1987
ISBN (Print)0-471-91044-9
Publication statusPublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes


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