Psychology of the Operator of Technical Devices (Hardcover)

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Psychology of the Operator of Technical Devices (Hardcover)

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This is book number 21 in the Studies in Social Sciences series.

The author of the book discusses the essence and social consequences of the postmodern era in the field of psychology of work and technology. He describes the relationship between the human being and the goals achieved through the use of technical tools, which is of interest to the industrial and engineering psychology.

Jan Felicjan Terelak is Professor at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, Head of the Chair of Stress and Labor Psychology and Director of the Inter-University Psychological Laboratory. His scientific activity focuses on the problems of extreme stress psychology, aerospace, and space psychology. As a researcher, he was involved in the psychological selection of pilots flying on jet aircraft and candidates for Polish astronauts for several decades. In the conditions of natural experiment, as one of four psychologists in the 20th century, he conducted observations in Antarctica of a 20-person group of polar explorers for a period of 15 months over adaptation to tormenting social isolation from the perspective of future astronautical flights. He also conducted unique research at the space station on redistributing work and leisure time, and biorhythm disorders.

Product Details ISBN: 9783631797174
ISBN-10: 3631797176
Publisher: Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der W
Publication Date: December 18th, 2019
Pages: 202
Language: English
Series: Studies in Social Sciences