Saturday, October 20, 2012

20 October - Birthday Sir Frederic Charles Bartlett - Ergonomics

Birthday of Sir Frederic Charles Bartlett is 20 October, 1886

He was an English psychologist who was Britain's most outstanding cognitive psychologist between the World Wars. He wrote on practical (ergonomic) problems in applied psychology, but is best-known for his pioneering cognitive approach to understanding human memory. In forming one of the earliest models of memory, Bartlett observed that in remembering stories or events there is a tendency for distortions to occur.

His famous article on Future of Ergonomics in 1962

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