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5 Cognitive Psychology Games from NASA


5 Cognitive Psychology Games from NASA

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Here are five games direct from the NASA Cognition Lab, located at NASA's Ames Research Center in Northern California. The lab conducts research which involves modeling the human operator in human-machine systems, and does basic and applied experiments on normal human perceptual and cognitive processes. Current modeling efforts focus on the task of the human operator in Air Traffic Control.These five games explore recognition, mnemonics, recall, interference, and encoding areas of cognitive... More
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: June 12, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 12, 2013
Submitter: Julie Evey
Keywords: encoding, mnemonics, interference, recognition, memory


  • Editor Review avg: 5 rating
  • User Rating: 4 user rating
  • Discussion (1 Comment)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
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Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


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1 year ago

Julie Evey (Faculty)

Some quick, easy demos in human memory.  Good explanations. 

Technical Remarks:

A few of the links do not work through the original site - all work through the mirror site.  

Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes