Accession Number : AD0290545

Title :   PREDICTED SUCCESS OF LOW-APTITUDE AIRMEN

Corporate Author : PERSONNEL RESEARCH LAB LACKLAND AFB TEX

Personal Author(s) : GORDON,MARY AGNES ; FLYER,ELI S.

Report Date : AUG 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : This study examines the performance characteristics of a group of low-aptitude airmen who entered the Air Force during the first 6 months of 1956 and who either completed successfully a 4-year enlistment or were discharged for unsuitability or nonadvancement. It was found that a brief composite of aptitude tests and preservice educational level differentiated the successes from the failures quite well. When it is necessary to recruit from low-aptitude airmen, the additional screening would select those most likely to be of value to the Air Force. (Author)

Descriptors :   *APTITUDE TESTS, *EDUCATION, *RECRUITING, AVIATION PERSONNEL, MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE