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dc.contributor.authorDekker, Sidney WA
dc.contributor.authorNyce, James M
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-03T01:00:20Z
dc.date.available2018-05-03T01:00:20Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.issn1435-5558
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s10111-015-0321-7
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/100921
dc.description.abstractTo bridge the gap between psychology and engineering, human factors research routinely engages in a kind of ontological alchemy which turns putative mental constructs into measurable numbers. We should not overestimate the ontological status of our constructs, nor underestimate the extent to which our own research that makes them “real.”
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherSpringer
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom185
dc.relation.ispartofpageto187
dc.relation.ispartofissue2
dc.relation.ispartofjournalCognition, Technology & Work
dc.relation.ispartofvolume17
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCognitive Sciences not elsewhere classified
dc.subject.fieldofresearchInformation Systems
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCognitive Sciences
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode170299
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode0806
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1702
dc.titleFrom figments to figures: ontological alchemy in human factors research
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorDekker, Sidney


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