The Psychology of Cognitive Deception:
Hoax Springs Eternal
Unlike sleights of hand, which fool the senses, sleights of mind challenge cognition. This book defines and explains cognitive deception and explores six prominent potential historical instances of it: the Cross of King Arthur, Drake’s Plate of Brass, the Kensington Runestone, the Vineland Map, the Piltdown Man, and the Shroud of Turin.
Mind, Machine and Morality
Technology is the conduit of power. In out modern world it is the gatekeeper which acts to decide who shall have and who shall have not. One either works for technology or technology works for you. As this dominant force, technology is beginning to shape the human race just as much as we shape its constituent systems. But where is this all going? Who provides the directions, the intentions, the goals of this symbiotic human-machine hybrid?
Peter A. Hancock
Performance Under Stress
What is the impact of stress on soldier performance on the modern, electronic battlefield? This book brings together leading researchers from diverse perspectives to shed light on this critical question. Using a variety of methodological and conceptual approaches, the insights generated represent a benchmark in the present state of understanding and provide a range of directions for future research in this arena.
Peter A. Hancock & James L. Szalma
Human Performance and Ergonomics
Human Performance and Ergonomics brings together a comprehensive and modern account of how the context of performance is crucial to understanding behavior.
Dr. Peter A. Hancock