Date of Birth: 08/10/1931
Place of birth: Kharkov
He graduated from the Moscow State University Department of Psychology (1953). PhD (1957). Doctor of Psychology (1967), Professor (1968), Academician of the Russian Academy of Education (1992), vice-president of the Society of Psychologists of the USSR (1968-1983), Vice-Chairman of the man at the Presidium of the USSR Academy of Sciences Center (since 1989), honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1989). Professor of Samara State Pedagogical universiteta.Chlen the editorial board of the scientific journal "Questions of psychology."
Educational work at Moscow State University (1960-1982). Organizer and first head of the department of psychology of work and engineering psychology (1970). Head of Department of Ergonomics Research Institute of Technical Aesthetics SCCT of the USSR (1969-1984). Head of the department of ergonomics of the Moscow Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Automation (since 1984), Professor of Samara State Pedagogical University. He has supervised 50 PhD theses. Many of his students became doctors of sciences.
Field of research - the theory, history and methodology of psychology, developmental psychology, child psychology, experimental cognitive psychology, engineering psychology and ergonomics.
Experimentally investigated the processes of formation of the visual image, recognition and identification of the elements of the image information and the preparation of decisions. Presented version of the functional model of the visual short-term memory, visual thinking model mechanisms as a creative activity component. The functional model of the object of human action. He developed a theory of consciousness as a functional body of the individual. His works have made a significant contribution to the humanization of the world of work, especially in the field of information and computer technology, as well as the humanization of the educational system.
Zinchenko - author of about 400 scientific publications and more than 100 of his works published abroad, including 12 monographs in English, German, Spanish, Japanese and other languages.
Main areas of research
Formation of the visual image. M .: Moscow State University, 1969 (co-author.).
The psychology of perception. Moscow: Moscow State University, 1973 (co-author.)
Psychometrics of fatigue. M .: Moscow State University, 1977 (co-author. Leonova AB, JK arrow)
The problem of the objective method in psychology // Problems of Philosophy, 1977.