Collection consists of personal papers, including class records, term papers, subject and project files, miscellaneous printed
items and personal publications.
John Henry Lyman was born on May 29, 1921 in Santa Barbara, California; AB (1943), MA (1950) and Ph. D in psychology (1951),
UCLA; instructor in engineering (1950-52), asst. professor (1952-56), assoc. professor in engineering and psychology (1956-63),
and professor, UCLA; appointed head of biotechnology laboratory, 1971; managing editor of publications (1958-65), vice president
(1959) and president (1968), Human Factors Society; Fellow, American Psychology Assn.; research interests included: engineering
psychology, biotechnology, theory of self-organizing processes, perceptual and motor skills, environmental control, prosthetics,
human organization and system design and management.
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