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Lifwynn Foundation Eye-Movement Camera Records, 1938-1954

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Creator:
Lifwynn Foundation
Author:
Syz, Hans
Collector:
Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI
Inventor:
Roger, Henry
Subject:
Robinson, Charles (electrical engineer)
Buswell, Guy
Luce, L. E
Thompson, H. A
Burrow, L. Trigant
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft.: 4 boxes
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Sand Hook (Conn.)
Date:
1938
1938-1954
1930-1960
Notes:
These records document the development of the Lifwynn Eye-Movement Camera, devised and built by Dr. Henry Roger in his laboratory at Sand Hook, Connecticut. Charles Robinson assisted in the development and construction of the electrical features. The registration and analysis of eye movements was undertaken as part of the study of the physiological alterations related to neurotic disorders.
Summary:
Includes file memoranda on meetings and correspondence between the Lifwynn Foundation for Laboratory Research in Analytical and Social Psychiatry Incorporated, and in particular, Hans Syz, M.D., Secretary, and various doctors, psychologists, and other professionals in the subject field, and various U.S. military departments, regarding either the eye movement camera or research projects using it.
Includes information on Look magazine's eye camera tests of magazine advertising.
Cite as:
Lifwynn Foundation Eye-Movement Camera Records, 1938-1954, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Photography, Medical
Photography, Ophthalmic
Psychology
Psychologists
Cameras
Eye--Movements--Photographic measurements
Neuroses
Advertising
Local number:
316465 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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