The Polish Journal of Aviation Medicine, Bioengineering and Psychology

Kwartalnik Polskiego Towarzystwa Medycyny Lotniczej

2016, Volume 22, Issue 2

Report from the 32nd Conference Organized by the European Association for Aviation Psychology (EAAP) Took Place in Cascais (Portugal), September 26-30, 2016

1Department of Aviation Psychology, Military Institute of Aviation Medicine in Warsaw

Autor korenspondencyjny: Marcin BIERNACKI; Department of Aviation Psychology, Military Institute of Aviation Medicine in Warsaw; email: mbiernacki[at]wiml.waw.pl

DOI: 10.13174/pjambp.31.12.2016.05

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The leading subject of this year’s conference was - Thinking High AND Low: Cognition and Decision Making in Aviation.

The conference organized by EAAP is a unique opportunity to gain new knowledge form the field of aviation psychology. The conferences that are organized by EAAP gather experts whose theoretical and practical interests are focused on minimizing the influence of the human factor. Besides aviation psychologists, there are also physicians, engineers, pilots and air traffic controllers among the speakers. The presented papers are therefore often interdisciplinary and have a broad perspective. Moreover, there were also experts form outside Europe; for instance, from the USA, Asia, Africa and Australia. This year’s EAAP conference was a huge success and it was attended by over 230 participants from over 40 countries.

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report, conference, psychology, EAAP