Frederic BartlettSir Frederic Bartlett
(1886-1969) was Professor of Experimental Psychology
at the University of Cambridge
from the 1931
until his retirement in 1951
. With Kenneth Craik he was responsible for setting up the Medical Research Council's Applied Psychology Research Unit at Cambridge in 1944
. He was one of the forerunners of cognitive psychology
He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1932 (a rare distinction for a psychologist), and knighted in 1948 for services to the Royal Air Force, on the basis of his wartime work in applied psychology.
The U.K Ergonomics Society awards a Bartlett medal in his honour, and the Experimental Psychology Society holds an annual Bartlett Lecture.
(dates are not necessarily those of original publication)
- Remembering (Macmillan, New York, 1954)
- Thinking (Basic Books, New York, 1958)
- The problem of noise (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1934)
- Exercises in logic (Clive, London, 1922)
- The mind at work and play (Allen and Unwin, London, 1951)
- Psychology and the soldier (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1927)
- Political propaganda (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1940)
- Psychology and primitive culture (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1923)
- Religion as experience, belief, action (Cumberledge, London, 1950)
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