Global Perspectives on the Ecology of Human-Machine Systems - Vol. 1

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to relate mind to matter. We try to relate mind to what matters! The complimentary relation between these alternative approaches to perception is illustrated quite effectively by Schiff and Arnone ( 1995) in the context of driving.


Acknowledgments

John Flach was supported by a research grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Directorate of Life and Environmental Sciences (AFOSR-91-0151), during preparation of this chapter. Support was also provided by the Armstrong Laboratory, Human Systems Division, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, and the Psychology Department of Wright State University. Opinions expressed in this chapter are our own and do not represent an official United States Air Force position. Many people offered useful feedback on earlier versions of this chapter. We would like to particularly acknowledge Herb Colle, Peter Hancock, and Kim Vicente.


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