“The Calibrated People”

Title“The Calibrated People”
Year for Search1953
AuthorsPowers, W[illiam] T[reval](1926-2013)
Secondary TitleUniverse Science Fiction
Volume / Editionno. 2
Pagination2-34
Date PublishedSeptember 1953
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The story is set in a highly structured future in which everyone becomes an adult at ten, and, at that point, although they meet its educational, physical, and psychological standards, chooses their future education and career. 

Illustration

Illus. [Michael Becker]

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The author (1926-2013) is best-known as the developer of Perceptual Control Theory (PCT). His papers are held by Northwestern University

Full Text

1953 Powers, W[illiam] T[reval] (1926-2013). “The Calibrated People.” Illus. [Michael Becker]. Universe Science Fiction, no. 2 (September 1953): 2-34. PSt

The story is set in a highly structured future in which everyone becomes an adult at ten, and, at that point, although they meet its educational, physical, and psychological standards, chooses their future education and career. The author is best-known as the developer of Perceptual Control Theory (PCT). His papers are held by Northwestern University.