Eduardo Salas og Stephen M. Fiore
American Psychological Association 2004 264 s.
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Given the increased reliance on teams in
many organizational settings, it is critical that all those who are interested
in improving training and performance better understand team dynamics. During
the past decade, cognitive science has substantially influenced the study of
team performance and has helped develop the field of team cognition. The
contributors to this volume describe the many ways in which team cognition is
being used as an organizing framework to guide research into factors that affect
Nowadays, team cognition must be considered not only within "conventional"
teams, but also across time and space in distributed teams, and — because of
increased use of artificial team members (e.g., intelligent agents) — across
people and machines. All of these complicating factors are considered, along
with methodological issues that surround the process of measuring and defining
The unique blend of theory and data in this multidisciplinary book will be of
value to psychologists and academics interested in cognition and organizational
behavior, to team researchers and practitioners in industry and the military,
and to graduate students interested in group processes and performance.
About the Editors
Eduardo Salas, PhD, is Trustee Chair and Professor of Psychology at the
University of Central Florida where he also holds an appointment as Program
Director for Human Systems Integration Research Department at the Institute for
Simulation and Training. He is also the Director of UCF's Ph.D. Applied
Experimental & Human Factors Program. Previously, he was a senior research
psychologist and Head of the Training Technology Development Branch of the Naval
Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division for 15 years.
Stephen M. Fiore, PhD, is Director of the Consortium for Research in
Adaptive Distributed Learning Environments at the University of Central Florida,
Institute for Simulation and Training and Team Performance Laboratory. He earned
his Ph.D. degree (2000) in Cognitive Psychology from the University of
Pittsburgh, Learning Research and Development Center.