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Meeting Report News and Announcements Thinking, High and Low: Cognition and Decision Making in Aviation 1 2 Zsófi Berkes and Norah Neuhuber NATS, UK University of Graz, Austria keynote address on “Investigating Flight Crew Recovery The 32nd EAAP Conference Capabilities Regarding System Failures in Highly Auto- in Cascais, Portugal mated Forth Generation Aircraft”. The keynote addresses were concluded by Karl Halvor Teigen, professor emeritus The 32nd Conference of the European Association for at the University of Oslo. He spoke about the perception of Aviation Psychology (EAAP) took place September 26–30, chance – both real and imaginary. One interesting result 2016 in Cascais, Portugal. The conference theme was that he presented was the impact of the way a probability “Thinking, High and Low: Cognition and Decision Making is communicated on how it is perceived. For instance, the in Aviation”. This year marked the founding of the EAAP probability of an adverse event (e.g., a hurricane) occurring 60 years ago. is 45%. If this probability is communicated as having less The conference was kindly sponsored by ANA than 50% chance to occur, then this is more likely to be Aeroportos de Portugal, VINCI airports, ANAC (Portuguese perceived as good news. However, if this http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors American Psychological Association

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Publisher
American Psychological Association
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 Hogrefe Publishing
ISSN
2192-0923
eISSN
2192-0931
DOI
10.1027/2192-0923/a000115
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Abstract

News and Announcements Thinking, High and Low: Cognition and Decision Making in Aviation 1 2 Zsófi Berkes and Norah Neuhuber NATS, UK University of Graz, Austria keynote address on “Investigating Flight Crew Recovery The 32nd EAAP Conference Capabilities Regarding System Failures in Highly Auto- in Cascais, Portugal mated Forth Generation Aircraft”. The keynote addresses were concluded by Karl Halvor Teigen, professor emeritus The 32nd Conference of the European Association for at the University of Oslo. He spoke about the perception of Aviation Psychology (EAAP) took place September 26–30, chance – both real and imaginary. One interesting result 2016 in Cascais, Portugal. The conference theme was that he presented was the impact of the way a probability “Thinking, High and Low: Cognition and Decision Making is communicated on how it is perceived. For instance, the in Aviation”. This year marked the founding of the EAAP probability of an adverse event (e.g., a hurricane) occurring 60 years ago. is 45%. If this probability is communicated as having less The conference was kindly sponsored by ANA than 50% chance to occur, then this is more likely to be Aeroportos de Portugal, VINCI airports, ANAC (Portuguese perceived as good news. However, if this

Journal

Aviation Psychology and Applied Human FactorsAmerican Psychological Association

Published: Jan 1, 2017

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