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Flashcards in Error Definition Deck (18):
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Mistake

intended behavior is wrong under the condition

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Slip

intended behavior is correct under the condition, but not done correctly

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Laspes

action is forgotten and not carried out

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Violations

Breaking a rule or procedure by choice (not to cause harm)

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Mode Error

correct action but in the wrong mode

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Error of Omission

the user fails to perform the required action

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Error of Commission

the user performs an inappropriate action
•Timing Error
•Sequence Error
•Selection Error

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Timing Error

user does an action at the wrong time

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Sequence Error

User does a step in the wrong order

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Selection Error

User uses the wrong control

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Input Error

Problem in info in the sensory and perceptual system

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Mediation Error

Problem in the cognitive process that goes between Perception and action

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Output Error

problem in picking and preforming the physical response

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Operating Error

Not using the system correctly

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Design Error

Design is likely to cause error by not considering human tendencies or limitations

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Cognitive Tunneling

Focusing attention only on info that seems relevant to the task

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Response Perseveration

People fall back to familiar or recently used actions

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Cognitive Narrowing

Discourages creative thinking and new ideas or plans