John Trimmer

photo neededIn hmolscience, John D. Trimmer (1908-1983) was an American physicist noted for his involvement in the so-called “Princeton social physics project", his 1950 Response of Physics Systems being cited by John Q. Stewart in his 1953 report on social physics. [1]

Trimmer completed his PhD in physics, in 1936, with a dissertation on “An Investigation of Subjective Tones by Means of the Steady Tone Phase Effect”, at the University of Michigan. In 1953, Trimmer was associated with the University of Tennessee. [1] In 1980, Trimmer was an adjunct professor of physics at Drexel University. (Ѻ)

1. (a) Trimmer, John D. (1950). Response of Physics Systems. Wiley.
(b) Trimmer, John D. (1950). “Instrumentology”, Science, Oct 23.
(c) Stewart, John Q. (1953). “Remarks on the Current State of Social Physics” (pdf), Paper presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference, Boston, Dec 30; in: Box 58, Miscellaneous Writing, John Q. Stewart Papers, Rare Books Special Collections, Princeton University.

Further reading
● Trimmer, John D. (1955). “Measurement of Human Activity” (abs), Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 60:829-35, Apr.

External links
Trimmer, John Dezendorf (1907) – WorldCat Identities.

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