Jack Ashton Adams, Ph.D.

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL 
"Jack Adams"

Jack A. Adams, a noted engineering psychologist, was born in Davenport, Iowa, on August 3, 1922. He died from cancer in Falls Church, Virginia, on September 22, 2010, at age 88. Survivors include his two children, Samuel Adams of Indiana and Sara Cashell of Oregon, as well as three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
During World War II, from 1943 to 1945, he served with distinction in the U.S. Army Infantry and received the Bronze Star. After military service, Jack attended the University of Iowa and, in 1951, completed his doctorate in experimental psychology. His dissertation was titled “The Influence of the Time Interval After Interpolated Activity on Psychomotor Performance.” Jack acknowledged the “valuable advice and assistance” of Don Lewis throughout his investigation.
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Adams JA. (1981) Do cognitive factors in motor performance become nonfunctional with practice? Journal of Motor Behavior. 13: 262-73
Adams JA, Goetz ET. (1973) Feedback and practice as variables in error detection and correction. Journal of Motor Behavior. 5: 217-24
Adams JA, Goetz ET, Marshall PH. (1972) Response feedback and motor learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology. 92: 391-7
Adams JA. (1971) A closed-loop theory of motor learning. Journal of Motor Behavior. 3: 111-49
Adams JA, Marshall PH, Bray NW. (1971) Closed-loop theory and long-term retention Journal of Experimental Psychology. 90: 242-250
Adams JA, Marshall PH, Bray NW. (1971) Interference and retrieval Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior. 10: 548-555
Adams JA, Bray NW. (1970) A closed-loop theory of paired-associate verbal learning. Psychological Review. 77: 385-405
Adams JA. (1968) Response feedback and learning Psychological Bulletin. 70: 486-504
Adams JA, Montague WE. (1967) Retroactive inhibition and natural language mediation Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior. 6: 528-535
ADAMS JA, CREAMER LR. (1962) Proprioception variables as determiners of anticipatory timing behavior. Human Factors. 4: 217-22
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