Accession Number : AD0608215

Title :   THE EMERGING ROLE OF ENGINEERING PSYCHOLOGY.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LABS WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Christensen,Julien M.

Report Date : SEP 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : The history of engineering psychology and its relationship to engineering are briefly traced. The emergence of engineering psychology from the knobs and dials stage to a full-fledged participating profession in systems planning and development is described. Some of the problems confronting engineering psychology are de scribed. the chief of which is the development of suitable educational programs in a sufficient number of universities to supply the current and anticipated demand for workers in this area. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, ENGINEERING), INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY, MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY, HISTORY, EDUCATION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE