Cognitive Aspects of Computer Supported Tasks

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Wiley, Apr 24, 1989 - Psychology - 327 pages
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Explores the role of cognition in human-computer interaction. Reviews current knowledge and theories about how people use computer systems for cognitive tasks--learning, problem-solving, storing and organizing information--and discusses applications to reading/text processing and database organization. Investigates a broad range of questions concerning the effects computers have on the way we think and act such as: How can computer use be made less stressful for ordinary user? Also considers implications of the physical aspects of video display terminals--flicker, color, quality of auditory output. Explores users' prior knowledge and learning styles in relation to how they use computers.

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General Introduction
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Introduction
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LongTerm and Working Memory
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