Risk and Cognition

  • Jean-Marc Mercantini
  • Colette Faucher

Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 80)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Jean-Marc Mercantini
    Pages 1-20
  3. Damien J. Williams, Martin Groen
    Pages 107-127
  4. Yuska P. C. Aguiar, Maria de Fátima Q. Vieira, Edith Galy-Marie, Charles Santoni
    Pages 129-154
  5. Marc Le Goc, Ismail Fakhfakh, Corinne Curt, Lucile Torres
    Pages 155-196
  6. Grégory Munoz, Christine Vidal-Gomel, Gaëtan Bourmaud
    Pages 229-247

About this book


This book presents recent research using cognitive science to apprehend risk situations and elaborate new organizations, new systems and new methodological tools in response. The book demonstrates the reasons, advantages and implications of the association of the concepts of cognition and risk. It is shown that this association has strong consequences on how to apprehend critical situations that emerge  within various activity domains, and how to elaborate responses to these critical situations.. The following topics are covered by the book:

·     Influence of the culture in risk management,

·     Influence of the risk communication in risk management,

·     User-centred design to improve risk situation management,

·     Designing new tools to assist risk situation management,

·     Risk prevention in industrial activities.


Cognitive Process Cognitive Science Risk Risk Management Support Systems

Editors and affiliations

  • Jean-Marc Mercantini
    • 1
  • Colette Faucher
    • 2
  1. 1.Avenue Escadrille Normandie-NiemenAix-Marseille UniversityMarseille CedexFrance
  2. 2.Avenue Escadrille Normandie-NiemenAix-Marseille UniversityMarseille CedexFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-45703-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-45704-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1868-4394
  • Series Online ISSN 1868-4408
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