Accession Number : AD0478712

Title :   ANNUAL ARMY HUMAN FACTORS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE (11TH) HELD AT JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER FOR SPECIAL WARFARE FORT BRAGG, NORTH CAROLINA, 3-6 OCT 1965.

Corporate Author : OFFICE CHIEF OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (ARMY) WASHINGTON DC

Report Date : OCT 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 362

Abstract : Contents: Some Reflections on Social Sciences Support for Stability Operations - Past and future; The Army's role in Preventing Insurgencies; The Present Challenge - Counterinsurgency Operations; Toward Defining an Appropriate Role for the Military in Stability Operations; The Theoretical Deficiency and Problems of Professionalism and Civil-military Relations; Response of US Personnel to Local Customs in Stability Operations; The Role of Minority Groups in Counterinsurgency; Operational Psychiatric Research in the Field in South Vietnam; The Organization and Evaluation of Data on Urban Areas in Counterinsurgency Planning; The Role of Crowds in Civil Disturbances; Prisoner Behavior in Simulated Interrogations; Some Notes on Exploratory Research on the Genesis of Social Conflict; Toward the Development of Civic Action Doctrine; Psychological Warfare Research in Malaya, 1952-55; Selection and Classification Research in Korea; Development of a Short, Practical, Programmed Vietnamese Course; Simulation Techniques for Area Training; Psychological Factors in Selection of Special Forces Officers; Some Effects of Stress on Rifle Firing; Smoke Marker Detection and Identification Study; and Night Operations, Human Capacities and Equipment Compromises.

Descriptors :   *SYMPOSIA), (*HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, CLASSIFICATION, NIGHT WARFARE, VIETNAM, SIMULATION, TRAINING, COUNTERINSURGENCY, SOCIAL SCIENCES, APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY, CYBERNETICS, REACTION(PSYCHOLOGY), REFLEXES, MILITARY OPERATIONS, ARMY PERSONNEL, MILITARY TACTICS, STABILITY, STRESS(PSYCHOLOGY), PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE, PERSONNEL, PSYCHIATRY, URBAN AREAS, GROUP DYNAMICS, PRISONERS, PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS.

Subject Categories : Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE