In Memoriam

David M. Goldstein

The following is from Richard S. Marken: Dr. David M. Goldstein, an early and enthusiastic supporter of PCT– his support began in 1980 – passed away on October 5, 2022. David was a colleague of […]


Perceptual Control and Human Data Fusion

Martin Taylor Outline: Human Data Fusion 1. Introduction to concepts of Perceptual Control Theory.2. The Perceptual Control Hierarchy: Conflict and Learning.3. Information overload and modes of human perception.4. Side Effects of Perceptual Control: Stealth and […]


What students are saying about PCT

Perceptual Control Theory is taught at the University of Manchester as a component of the Psychology degree. In a student group research project, we have analysed the facilitaors and obstacles to learning PCT – click here for […]


Living Control Systems II

About Bill Powers Contents Page Foreword In 1979, Bill Powers wrote a prophecy: “A scientific revolution is just around the corner, and anyone with a personal computer can participate in it…. [T]he particular subject matter […]