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The MRC Applied Psychology Unit

Reynolds, L. and Tansey, E. (Eds). (2003) The MRC Applied Psychology Unit. Wellcome Witnesses to Twentieth Century Medicine: Vol.16. Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL: London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

This transcript considers the origins and impact of the MRC Applied Psychology Unit’s work from 1944 to 1998. Psychologists, clinicians, and industrial, ergonomic and occupational psychologists discuss the evolution of work from quite narrow postwar industrial and military concerns to more recent applications in, for example, ageing, dyslexia, depression, form design, information and semantics. Those who contributed included Professor Alan Baddeley, Dr Philip Barnard, Dr Ivan Brown, Professor Sergio Della Sala, Mr David C Duncan, Professor Richard Gregory (Chair), Professor John Groeger, Professor Graham Hitch, Professor Robert Logie, Dr Brandon Lush, Professor William Marslen-Wilson, Professor Peter McLeod, Professor Pat Rabbitt, Professor Graham Richards, Dr David Tyrrell, Professor John West. Introduction by Geoff Bunn and Lois Reynolds, 19 illus, biographical notes, subject and name index, 111pp.

Type: Book
Title: The MRC Applied Psychology Unit
ISBN: 0854840885
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/histmed/publications/wellcome...
Language: English
Additional information: The transcript of a Witness Seminar held at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, London, on 12 June 2001
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/2064
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