Kenneth Craik 1914-1945

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  • Kenneth Craik 1914-1945

    Kenneth Craik 1914-1945
    Kenneth Craik was born in March 29th, 1914. He attended Edinburgh Academy, Edinburgh University and Cambridge University, where his works are studied till this day. He is known for his works in psychology and philosophy.
  • 1943 "The Nature of Explanation"

    1943 "The Nature of Explanation"
    This book discusses how the nervous system is capable of creating different realities based off what you have went through to prevents the same things from happening in the future.
  • 1944 "First Director of The Medical Research."

    1944 "First Director of The Medical Research."
    Kenneth was appointed first director of the medical research councils Cambridge based applied psychology unit.
  • World War II

    World War II
    During World War II, Craik served in the fire fighting areas of the civil defense. He studied what effects fatigue had on pilots. Craik was not able to enlist in the military due to minor physical limitations.
  • 1945 "Theory of the human operator in control systems"

    1945 "Theory of the human operator in control systems"
    This is the journal that was a working process draft that Craik never got to finish. This journal discusses the possibility and significance of the creation of mechanical and electrical models that simulate human behavior. Craik's black box perspective allowed human operators to be analyzed.
  • Death

    Death
    Craik sadly passed away at the age of 31 years old, from a bike accident. Craik was riding his bike when he got hit by a car. (https://www.youtu.be/ktnGllFPxzI)