Paul M. Fitts

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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI 
Area:
motor system, humans
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Developed Fitt's Law for human movement

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Leonard Carmichael grad student 1936-1938 Rochester

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Robert G. Pachella research assistant University of Michigan (Neurotree)
Earl A. Alluisi grad student
Irving Biederman grad student University of Michigan (Neurotree)
Howard E. Egeth grad student University of Michigan (Neurotree)
Richard W. Pew grad student University of Michigan (Neurotree)
Michael I. Posner grad student University of Michigan
Gerald Westheimer grad student 1951-1953 Ohio State
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Fitts PM. (1992) The information capacity of the human motor system in controlling the amplitude of movement. 1954. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 121: 262-9
FITTS PM, BIEDERMAN I. (1965) S-R COMPATIBILITY AND INFORMATION REDUCTION. Journal of Experimental Psychology. 69: 408-12
FITTS PM, PETERSON JR. (1964) INFORMATION CAPACITY OF DISCRETE MOTOR RESPONSES. Journal of Experimental Psychology. 67: 103-12
BRAINARD RW, IRBY TS, FITTS PM, et al. (1962) Some variables influencing the rate of gain of information. Journal of Experimental Psychology. 63: 105-10
ANDERSON NS, FITTS PM. (1958) Amount of information gained during brief exposures of numerals and colors. Journal of Experimental Psychology. 56: 362-9
BRIGGS GE, FITTS PM, BAHRICK HP. (1957) Effects of force and amplitude cues on learning and performance in a complex tracking task. Journal of Experimental Psychology. 54: 262-8
ALLUISI EA, MULLER PF, FITTS PM. (1957) An information analysis of verbal and motor responses in a forced-paced serial task. Journal of Experimental Psychology. 53: 153-8
NOBLE M, FITTS PM, WARREN CE. (1955) The frequency response of skilled subjects in a pursuit tracking task. Journal of Experimental Psychology. 49: 249-56
FITTS PM, DEININGER RL. (1954) S-R compatibility: correspondence among paired elements within stimulus and response codes. Journal of Experimental Psychology. 48: 483-92
BAHRICK HP, NOBLE M, FITTS PM. (1954) Extra-task performance as a measure of learning a primary task. Journal of Experimental Psychology. 48: 298-302
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