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W. E. Hick

William Edmund Hick (1 August 1912 – 20 December 1974) was a British psychologist, who was a pioneer in the new sciences of experimental psychology and ergonomics in the mid-20th century. [1]

19 relations: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Doctor of Medicine, Durham University, Experimental psychology, Experimental Psychology Society, Fellow, Hick's law, Human factors and ergonomics, Jensen box, Medical Research Council (United Kingdom), Psychology, Ratio Club, Reader (academic rank), Royal Army Medical Corps, St John's College, Cambridge, The Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors, United Kingdom, University of Cambridge.

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, or in Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae. (abbreviated in many ways, viz. MBBS, MBChB, MBBCh, MBBChir(Cantab), BMBCh(Oxon), BMBS, etc.), are the two first professional degrees in medicine and surgery awarded upon graduation from medical school by universities in countries that follow the tradition of the United Kingdom.

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Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

The Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit is a branch of the UK Medical Research Council, based in Cambridge, England.

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Doctor of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine (MD or DM), or in Medicinae Doctor, meaning "Teacher of Medicine", is a terminal degree for physicians and surgeons.

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Durham University

Durham University (officially known as the University of Durham) is a collegiate research university in Durham, North East England.

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Experimental psychology

Experimental psychology refers to work done by those who apply experimental methods to the study of behavior and the processes that underlie it.

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Experimental Psychology Society

The Experimental Psychology Society (EPS) is an academic society which facilitates research into experimental psychology and communication between experimental psychologists.

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Fellow

In academia, a fellow is a member of a group of learned people who work together as peers in the pursuit of mutual knowledge or practice.

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Hick's law

Hick's law, or the Hick–Hyman Law, named after British and American psychologists William Edmund Hick and Ray Hyman, describes the time it takes for a person to make a decision as a result of the possible choices he or she has: increasing the number of choices will increase the decision time exponentially.

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Human factors and ergonomics

Human factors and ergonomics (HF&E), also known as comfort design, functional design, and user-friendly systems, is the practice of designing products, systems or processes to take proper account of the interaction between them and the people who use them.

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Jensen box

The Jensen box was developed by University of California, Berkeley psychologist Arthur Jensen as a standard apparatus for measuring choice reaction time, especially in relationship to differences in intelligence.

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Medical Research Council (United Kingdom)

The Medical Research Council (MRC) is a publicly funded government agency responsible for co-ordinating and funding medical research in the United Kingdom.

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Psychology

Psychology is the study of mind and behavior.

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Ratio Club

The Ratio Club was a small informal dining club of young psychologists, physiologists, mathematicians and engineers who met to discuss issues in cybernetics.

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Reader (academic rank)

The title of reader in the United Kingdom and some universities in the Commonwealth of Nations, for example India, Australia and New Zealand, denotes an appointment for a senior academic with a distinguished international reputation in research or scholarship.

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Royal Army Medical Corps

The Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) is a specialist corps in the British Army which provides medical services to all British Army personnel and their families in war and in peace.

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St John's College, Cambridge

St John's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.

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The Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors

The Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF - formerly The Ergonomics Society) is a United Kingdom-based professional society for ergonomists, human factors specialists, and those involved in user-centred design.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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University of Cambridge

The University of CambridgeThe corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._E._Hick

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