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THEORETICAL C O N T R I B U T I O N S Engineering psychology is usually viewed as a highly applied undertaking, perhaps closer to technology and engineering than to science. Indeed, solving real problems with practically significant implications has been a major objective of people 1 Engineering Psychology and Ergonomics 33 in the field since the beginning. As has been true in many areas of research, however, attempts to solve practical problems have often led to the development of theoretical ideas and to the advancement of the scientific basis of the field.