Kenneth John William Craik

(1914—1945) psychologist

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(1914–45). British psychologist, educated at the Edinburgh Academy and the University of Edinburgh, where he graduated with first-class honours in philosophy. He then deviated to psychology, working for a year in Edinburgh under Professor James Drever, Sen., before moving on to Cambridge, where he became a research student in the psychological laboratory under Professor F. C. (later Sir Frederic) Bartlett. Craik was awarded his Ph.D. in 1940 and elected to a fellowship at St John's College, Cambridge, in the following year.


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