Lectures

8.3309 The Psychology of Human Error

Friese

Type Language Semester Credits Hours Room Time Term Year
S e 3 4 2 Di 12-14 W 2017
BSc: optional compulsory (Wahlpflichtbereich)
BSc examination field: Cognitive Psychology (KOGW-WPM-KNP)

Syllabus:

Prerequisites: Lecture Cognitive Psychology / Neuropsychology

Human erroneous behavior is not random. In this course, we will be concerned with the basic psychological principles underlying human errors from putting sun lotion onto your toothbrush to nuclear power plant accidents. Moreover, we will evaluate our own errors as well as potentially hazardous factors in our environment.

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