John A. Michon#


John A. Michon
Email:michonja 'at' xs4all.nl
Membership Number:357
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS
Section:BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES
Username:jmichon
Homepage: http://www.jamichon.nl





Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 2003 Emeritus professor, Leiden University
  • 1998-2002 Senior research professor of psychonomics at Leiden University
  • 1992-1998 Director of the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Criminality and Law Enforcement (NSCR) in Leiden and research professor of criminal psychology and law enforcement at Leiden University
  • 1971-1992 Professor and chair of experimental psychology and professor of traffic science at the University of Groningen
  • 1960-1973 Research scientist at the (then) TNO Institute for Perception in Soesterberg

Fields of Scholarship
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Psychophysics
  • Ergonomics
  • Traffic safety
  • Behavioural sciences
  • Temporal structure of cognition and (skilled) performance

Honours and Awards
  • 1965: NATO Science Fellowship
  • 1975: Fellow, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS), Wassenaar
  • 1977: Honda Foundation Lecturing Award, Japan
  • 1981: Member, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
  • 1989: Member, Academia Europaea (London)
  • 1989: Honorary promotor for Allen Newell’s doctorate honoris causa, Groningen University
  • 1995: Doctor honoris causa, Université de Liège, Belgium
  • 1996: Member, Europäische Akademie der Wissenschaften und Künste (Salzburg)
  • 2002: Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion
  • 2002: Honorary member, International Society for the Study of Time
  • 2005: Medal of honour, Netherlands Psychonomics Society


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