Risk and Cognition

This book presents recent research using cognitive science to apprehend risk situations and elaborate new organizations, new systems and new methodological tools in response. The book demonstrates the reasons, advantages and implications of the association of the concepts of cognition and risk. It i...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Mercantini, Jean-Marc (Editor), Faucher, Colette (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015, 2015
Series:Intelligent Systems Reference Library
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book presents recent research using cognitive science to apprehend risk situations and elaborate new organizations, new systems and new methodological tools in response. The book demonstrates the reasons, advantages and implications of the association of the concepts of cognition and risk. It is shown that this association has strong consequences on how to apprehend critical situations that emerge  within various activity domains, and how to elaborate responses to these critical situations.. The following topics are covered by the book: ·     Influence of the culture in risk management, ·     Influence of the risk communication in risk management, ·     User-centred design to improve risk situation management, ·     Designing new tools to assist risk situation management, ·     Risk prevention in industrial activities
Physical Description:XI, 247 p. 43 illus online resource
ISBN:9783662457047