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Document ID (ISN)102301
CIS number 03-1488
ISSN - Serial title 0170-2327 - Ergo-Med
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Escobar Pinzˇn L.C., Jung D., Muttray A., Letzel S.
Title Tools for evaluating mental workload at the workplace
Original title Instrumentarien zur Erfassung mentaler Belastungen am Arbeitsplatz [in German]
Bibliographic information May-June 2002, Vol.26, No.3, p.67-71. 28 ref.
Abstract Mental workload at work is an issue that is attracting increasing attention. This article briefly describes the various approaches that enable an evaluation of the effects of mental workload, with emphasis on neuropsychological methods (electroencephalograms, measurement of electrical voltage response to events, pupillometry, pulse rate analysis), parameters for evaluating how stress occurs and various psychological tests (JCQ, ERI, TICS, FIT). The quantitative evaluation of mental workload at work involves interdisciplinary collaboration between the medical, scientific and occupational psychology fields to develop models that highlight causal relationships between the various parameters so as to enable the development of analytical methods that result in reliable data.
Descriptors (primary) occupational psychology; mental stress; stress factors
Descriptors (secondary) pulse rate; psychological tests; stress evaluation; electroencephalography
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Psychological factors
Mental stress and burnout