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Published: 30 September 2010

320 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199733569

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The Multitasking Mind

Dario D. Salvucci and Niels A. Taatgen

Oxford Series on Cognitive Models and Architectures

  • Describes the threaded cognition theory of human multitasking, which expresses behavior in terms of independent "threads" of cognitive processing
  • Applies this theory to practical problems, such as driver distraction and task interruption
  • Details how computer simulations can be used to better understand and predict multitasking performance
  • Includes a set of practical guidelines for designers of multitasking systems
  • Covers and unifies the full spectrum of multitasking from concurrent to sequential multitasking, and from novice to expert performance

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