Accession Number : AD0618568

Title :   REPORT OF WORKING GROUP ON HUMAN BEHAVIOR UNDER CONDITIONS OF MILITARY SERVICE,

Corporate Author : RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD WASHINGTON D C WORKING GROUP ON HUMAN BEHAVIOR (MILITARY SERVICE)

Personal Author(s) : Adams,Sidney ; Buel,Jack ; Barclay,Gordon ; McDowell,Percival Eaton

Report Date : JUN 1951

Pagination or Media Count : 440

Abstract : Contents: Increasing the effectiveness of combat effort; Personnel policies and research; Mobilization of manpower; Demographic aspects; Human skills and capacities; National character; Mobilization and national community; Optimum utilization; Transition from civilian to military life; Rationale of selection and classification; Psychological and psychiatric selection and classification; Physical examinations and standards; Sensory abilities, Selection and classification of skills; Preinduction aptitude and occupational evaluation; Selection, classification, and assignment of officers, specialists; and civilian employes; Management practices in personnel operations; Sample problems in adjusting to military life; Military training; Motivation, incentives, and discipline in training; Content methods, and management of training; Utilization of military manpower; Motivation for and adaptation to combat; Rotation and redistribution; Adaptation; Geography, climate, and indigenous population; Leadership; Safety; Human engineering; Proficiency measurement and job analysis; The military group; Organization; Primary groups in stress of combat.

Descriptors :   (*MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY, SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH), (*MILITARY PERSONNEL, SELECTION), (*PSYCHOLOGY, MILITARY PERSONNEL), (*MANPOWER, MILITARY PERSONNEL), MILITARY TRAINING, WARFARE, PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS, PERCEPTION, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), MENTAL DISORDERS, EMOTIONS, MOTIVATION, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), BEHAVIOR, PERSONALITY, LEADERSHIP, SAFETY, PUBLIC RELATIONS, ADAPTATION(PHYSIOLOGY), ADJUSTMENT(PSYCHOLOGY), HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, OFFICER PERSONNEL, JOB ANALYSIS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE