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Donald Broadbent (1274)

Interests
Engineering psychology, experimental psychology, industrial and organizational psychology
Nationality
British
Born
1926, Birmingham, England
Died
1993, Oxford, England
Short Biography
Donald Eric (D.E.) Broadbent FRS (Birmingham, 6 May 1926 – 10 April 1993) was an influential experimental psychologist from the U.K. His career and research bridged the gap between the pre-WWII approach of Sir Frederic Bartlett and what became known as ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA University of Cambridge, 1949
  • MA University of Cambridge, 1951
  • ScD University of Cambridge, 1965
Appointments & Honors
  • Applied Psychology Unit, University of Cambridge, 1949-58, Director, 1958-74
  • Fellow, Acoustical Society of America, 1963, BPS, 1957
  • Royal Society, 1968, Human Factors Society, 1968, Hon. Dr, University of Southampton, 1973, University of York, 1979, University of Loughborough, 1982, City University, London, 1983, University of Brussels, 1985
  • Experimental Psychology Society, BPS, 1964-5
  • Psychology Section, British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1967, President, 1973-4, CBE, 1974
  • Medical Research Council External Staff Member, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, 1974-91
  • Hon. Fellow (Faculty of Occupational Medicine), Royal College of Physicians, 1981, Royal College of Psychiatrists, 1985
  • Hon DSc University of Wales, 1992
  • Editorial Board: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 1975-93, Journal of Applied Psychology, 1977-93 and Psychological Medicine, 1980-93
  • Editorial Panel (Psychology), Oxford University Press, 1979-93.
Principal Publications
  • 1957 A mechanical model for human attention and immediate memory. Psychological Review, 64, 205-15.
  • 1958 Perception and Communication. Pergamon.
  • 1961 Behaviour. Eyre and Spottiswood.
  • 1963 Vigilance considered as a statistical decision. British Journal of Psychology, 54, 309-23 (with M. H.P. Gregory).
  • 1967 The word frequency effect and response bias. Psychological Review, 74, 1-15.
  • 1967 The perception of emotionally toned words. Nature, 215, 581-84 (with M. H.P. Gregory).
  • 1971 Decision and Stress. Academic Press.
  • 1973 In Defence of Empirical Psychology. Methuen.
  • 1977 Levels, hierarchies, and the locus of control. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 29, 181-201.
  • 1984 The Maltese Cross: A new simplistic model for memory. Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 7, 55-94.
  • 1985 The clinical impact of job design. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 24, 33-4.
  • 1986 Implicit and explicit knowledge in the control of complex systems. British Journal of Psychology, 77, 33-50 (with P. Fitzgerald and M. H.P. Broadbent).
  • 1986 Performance correlates of self-reported cognitive failures and of obsessionality. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 25, 285-99 (with M. H.P. Broadbent and J. L. Jones).
  • 1988 Interactive tasks and the implicit-explicit distinction. British Journal of Psychology, 79, 251-72 (with D. C. Berry).