Dr Leslie Buck
The author holds a PhD in experimental psychology from the University of London. He worked as a research scientist from 1954 to 1967 for the Medical Research Council based at University College London and at the National Institute for Industrial Psychology, and from 1967 to 1990 at the National Research Council of Canada in Ottawa. His research interests included perceptual-motor skills and railway accidents. From 1990 to 1995 he was an associate consultant with Human Systems Incorporated of Guelph, Ontario. In 1995 he was president of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists/Association canadienne d’ergonomie. He is now retired and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.