J. Peter Kincaid

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J. Peter Kincaid (born 1942) is a scientist and educator who is the founding director of the Modeling and Simulation Ph.D. program at the University of Central Florida. Trained as a human factors psychologist at the Ohio State University, Kincaid has split his career between higher education and working as a scientist for the U.S. military. He developed the Flesch-Kincaid Readability Test[1] for the U.S. Navy.


He received degrees in psychology and human factors.


  1. ^ "Arkansas Tech Writing" (PDF). Arkansas Tech University. p. 110. Retrieved 29 January 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Peter Kincaid". University of Central Florida. Archived from the original on 22 May 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2010.