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Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making

Published in Association with Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

ISSN: 15553434 | Current volume: 18 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: Quarterly

The Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making is the premier journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society for peer-reviewed original papers of scientific merit examining how people engage in cognitive work and how that work can be supported through the design of technologies, operating concepts and operating procedures, decision-making strategies, teams and organizations, and training protocols. Thus, the journal publishes rigorous approaches to the observation, modeling, analysis and design of complex work domains in which people are paramount components of the system, and multiple aspects of the work environment may drive performance. This scope is quite broad and may include:

  • Experiments emphasizing cognitively rich environments and a reliance on people working as individuals or in teams
  • Design of complex and joint cognitive systems that might involve evaluations of systems or envisioning exercises, the application of computational models of human and team performance, or empirical analyses capturing critical information on the impact of system designs on cognition and collaboration
  • Naturalistic and ecological studies of domain-embedded cognitive performance, including knowledge and reasoning
  • Cognitive task analyses, cognitive work analyses, and cognitive field research or knowledge elicitation
  • New theories and methods for integrating cognitive engineering within system design.

The focus of the Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making (JCEDM) is on research that seeks to understand how people engage in cognitive work and the development of systems that support that work. The journal features research on human cognition and the application of this knowledge to the design and development of system interfaces, automation, aids and other support systems, training programs, personnel selection devices, and coordination environments for people who work individually on a task, in teams, or groups.

Research that is conducted in both task simulations and in field settings is included. Simulation studies should include some justification of its design, such as the ecological validity of the simulated task, or a strong theoretical rationale, and qualify to what extent the findings would be generalizable to real-world settings. JCEDM is interested in advances in the theory of cognition in naturalistic work environments, empirical results obtained from the study of decision processes, cognitive engineering initiatives, cognitive modeling, and innovative methodologies for conducting research in simulation and natural settings.

Jan Maarten Schraagen TNO, The Netherlands
Advisory Board
Mica Endsley SA Technologies, USA
Rhona Flin University of Aberdeen, UK
Gary Klein Cybersecurity Management Council, USA
Emilie M. Roth Roth Cognitive Engineering, USA
Associate Editors
Olivia Brown University of Bath, United Kingdom
Erin Chiou Arizona State University, USA
Robert J.B. Hutton University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)
Martijn IJtsma The Ohio State University, USA
Greg Jamieson University of Toronto, Canada
Nathan K. C. Lau Virginia Tech, USA
Editorial Board
Julie A. Adams Oregon State University, USA
Dorrit Billman San Jose State University at NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Ann M. Bisantz University of Buffalo, The State University of New York, USA
Cheryl Bolstad Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Michael Byrne Rice University, USA
Gloria Calhoun U.S. Air Force (retired), USA
Stephen Casner NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Cynthia O. Dominguez MITRE Corporation, USA
Michael Dorneich Iowa State University, USA
Karen Feigh Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Alex Kirlik University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
John D. Lee University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
Gavan Lintern Cognitive Systems Design, Australia
Joseph Lyons U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, USA
Vincent Mancuso MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA
Laura Militello Applied Decision Science, LLC, USA
Neelam Naikar Defence Science & Technology Organisation, Australia
Priyadarshini Pennathur University of Iowa, USA
Shawna Perry University of Florida College of Medicine, USA
Amy Pritchett Penn State University, USA
Penelope M. Sanderson University of Queensland, Australia
Nathan Tenhundfeld The University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
B. L. William Wong Middlesex University, UK
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