After passing the course, the student can:
- Describe basic principles from cognitive psychological theory related to perception, action, attention, memory and decision making
- Name design principles related to human cognitive strengths and weaknesses
- Been able to describe how to apply cognitive design principles to simple design problems.
This is a part of Module 7, ID M7 Designing for Specific Users of the Bachelor Industrial Design Engineering. See here for the complete description of this module|
Cognitive ergonomics is based on cognitive psychological theories on how people perceive, construct and act in the world. You will learn how people remember, act, think, find their way, make a decision and communicate. You will learn how you can make relevant improvements in efficiency and safety of design by applying well known cognitive guidelines on the design of a technical system or product.
External students who are interested in this elective: please contact firstname.lastname@example.org