Darrell Boyd Harmon (1898-1975)

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David A. Goss, Dr.


Darrell Boyd Harmon (1898-1975) was an educator who researched the impact of environment and vision on learning in school-aged children. Harmon published several works designed to help improve the ergonomic conditions in classrooms to improve handwriting, cognition and performance. While controversial to some, Harmon is considered by many as an innovator that has contributed to our knowledge of how to optimize learning particularly for children with vision problems.

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David A. Goss, Dr., Indiana University

Dr. David A. Goss is Emeritus Professor of Optometry Indiana University. Dr. Goss is the editor of Hindsight:Journal of Optometry History.