What is Cognitive engineering standard

Cognitive engineering combines system engineering and cognitive ergonomics. Ergonomics means the study of work. Cognitive ergonomics means studying mental work. Unlike design thinking where people are in the office trying to imagine human work and problems in committee, the cognitive engineer first makes a cognitive analysis of the task. Cognitive analysis of the task (Cognitive Task Analysis) is to observe one by one the users, ideally in the work environment, doing their work and asking them to think aloud. Observations are recorded and verbatim analyzed. The cognitive analysis includes the analysis of goals and subgoals, information consulted, knowledge, decisions and actions performed. The problems that are encountered and effective strategies are analyzed.   Following the cognitive analysis of the task, ...

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