Accession Number : AD0478381

Title :   VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY OF CERTAIN INDICATORS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS.

Descriptive Note : Research memo.,

Corporate Author : HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH OFFICE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s) : Capretta ,Patrick J. ; Berry ,James L. ; Kerle ,Robert H. ; LaMonaca,Hugh L.

Report Date : JUN 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Exposure of humans to an apparently affect-producing situation produced concomitant performance effects on backward digit memory span tested during the situation but not on subsequent performance of other tasks. Habituation reduced both the affective and behavioral response. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ARMY PERSONNEL, STRESS(PSYCHOLOGY)), (*STRESS(PSYCHOLOGY), MEASUREMENT), RELIABILITY, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), MEMORY(PSYCHOLOGY), RECALL, NUMBERS, ANXIETY, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), BRIDGES, ALTITUDE, BEHAVIOR

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE