Personnel Selection and Training Could Mitigate the Effects of Cognitive Lock-Up Among Automation Operators

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 14:31 in Psychology & Sociology

A paper just published in Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, describes a correlation between an operator's working memory and ability to sustain attention and a phenomenon known as cognitive lock-up, when an individual focuses longer on an initial failure event than on subsequent failures.

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