- A dictionary of medical eponyms

Samuel Howard Bartley

Born  1901
Died  1988

Related eponyms

American physiologist and psychologist, 1901-1988.

Biography of Samuel Howard Bartley

Samuel Howard Bartley was Professor of Research in the Visual Sciences, Dartmouth Eye Institute, Dartmouth Medical School.


    Books etc:
  • Beginning experimental psychology. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1950.
  • Fatigue: Mechanism and management (American lecture series). 1965.
  • The Psychophysiology of Vision. 1951.
  • The human organism as a person. Chilton Book Company, 1967.
  • Principles of perception.
    New York, Harper & Brothers, 1957. xiv + 482 pages. 2nd edition 1969.
    Spanish translation: Principios de percepción. México : Trillas. 1976.
  • Perception in Everyday Life. Harper & Row, 1972. 325 pages.
  • Introduction to perception. New York : Harper & Row, 1980.
  • A Bit of Human Transparency. Dorrance Pub. Co., 1988. 240 pages.
  • S. Howard Bartley and Eloise Chute:
    Fatigue and Impairment in Man. Contributors: S. Howard Bartley, Eloise Chute, and A. C. Ivy, authors. Foreword by A. C. Ivy, Ph.D., M.D. Vice-president, Chicago Professional Colleges University of Illinois.
    New York and London, McGraw-Hill Book Co. Inc., 1947. S. Howard Bartley was a contributor to:
  • Theoretical foundations of psychology, edited by Harry Helson, Professor of Psychology, University of Texas.
    New York, Van Nostrand Company, 1951.

  • George Holman Bishop (1889-1973) and S. Howard bartley:
    A functional study of the nerve elements of the optic pathway by means of the recorded action currents.
    American Journal of Ophthalmology, November 1934, 17 (11): 995-1007.
  • G. A. Fry & S. H. Bartley:
    Effect of one border in the visual field upon the threshold of another.
    American Journal of Physiology, 1935, 112, 414-421.
  • S. H. Bartley:
    Temporal and spatial summation of extrinsic impulses with intrisic activuty of the cortex.
    Journal of Cellular and Comparative Physiology, New York, 1936, 8, 41-50.
  • S. H. Bartley:
    A central mechanism in brightness enhancement. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 1938, 38: 535-536.
  • S. H. Bartley:
    Some effects of intermittent photic stimulation.
    Journal of Experimental Psychology, Washington DC, 1939, 25: 462-480.
  • Peter Heinbecker and S. Howard Bartley:
    Action of ether and nembutal on the nervous system.
    Journal of Neurophysiology, Bethesda, 1940, 3: 219-236: 1940
  • S. H. Bartley:
    Brightness comparisons when one eye is stimulated intermittently and the other steadily.
    The Journal of Psychology, Washington DC, 1951a, 34: 165-167.
  • S. H. Bartley:
    Brightness enhancement in relation to target intensity.
    The Journal of Psychology, 1951b, 32: 57-62.
  • S. H. Bartley, T. M. Nelson:
    Certain chromatic and brightness changes associated with rate of intermittency of photic stimulation.
    The Journal of Psychology, 1960, 50: 323-332.
  • T. M. Nelson & S. H. Bartley:
    The role of PCF in temporal manipulations of color.
    The Journal of Psychology, 1961, 52: 457-477.
  • T. M. Nelson & S. H. Bartley:
    The Talbot-Plateau law and the brightness of restricted numbers of photic repetitions at cff. Vision Research, 1964, 4: 403-411.
  • R. F. Haines and S. H. Bartley:
    A Study of Certain Visual Effects Occasioned by Factors of So-Called Glare.
    The Journal of Psychology, 1966, 62: 255-266.
  • R. J. Ball & S. H. Bartley:
    Changes in brightness index, saturation and hue produced by luminance-wavelength-temporal interactions.
    Journal of the Optical Society of America, Lanvcaster, 1966, 66, 695-699.
  • R. J. Ball & S. H. Bartley:
    Brightness and saturation changes resultant from temporal manipulation of spectral photic input for normal and color-deficient observers.
    The Journal of Psychology, Washington DC, 1968, 68, 55-61.
  • T. L. Hickey and S. Howard Bartley:
    Foveal critical flicker frequency as influenced by intermittent stimulation of the opposite eye at various locations.
    The Journal of Psychology, Washington DC, 1969, 73: 147-157.
  • R. J. Ball & S. H. Bartley:
    Several aspects of visual perception.
    Journal of the American Optometry Association, Chicago, 1971, 42, 649-652. Biographical etc:

  • R. F. Haines:
    Dr. Samuel Howard Bartley - a tribute to his long and outstanding career in vision research.
    American Journal of Optometry and Archives of the American Academy of Optometry, Minneapolis, June 1969, 46 (6): 465-468.

What is an eponym?

An eponym is a word derived from the name of a person, whether real or fictional. A medical eponym is thus any word related to medicine, whose name is derived from a person.

What is Whonamedit?

Whonamedit.com is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms. It is our ambition to present a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person, with a biography of that person.


Whonamedit? does not give medical advice.
This survey of medical eponyms and the persons behind them is meant as a general interest site only. No information found here must under any circumstances be used for medical purposes, diagnostically, therapeutically or otherwise. If you, or anybody close to you, is affected, or believe to be affected, by any condition mentioned here: see a doctor.