Accession Number : ADA207553

Title :   Independent Research and Independent Exploratory Development Programs: FY 88 Annual Report,

Corporate Author : NAVY PERSONNEL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Montague, William E ; Scheifers, Carmen C

PDF Url : ADA207553

Report Date : Mar 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 83

Abstract : Partial Contents: Stabilization of performance on a computer-based simulation of a complex cognitive task; Analysis of tutoring in technical training in the classroom laboratory and on-the-job; Brain wave correlates of memory performance; Brain mechanisms for human color vision -- Implications for display systems; Experienced-based career development; How to elicit knowledge from experts; Reading comprehension strategies; Optimal control theory for a system of quasi-linear difference equations; Loss forecasting with empirical Bayes estimators; Models for calibrating multiple-choice items; Group size and member approval of reward plans in a gain sharing system -- Effects on individual performance. Keywords: Naval personnel research; Naval training; Psychological test construction; Group dynamics. (edc)

Descriptors :   *PSYCHOLOGY, AWARDS, BAYES THEOREM, BRAIN, CAREERS, COGNITION, COLOR VISION, COMPREHENSION, COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION, CONTROL THEORY, DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY, ESTIMATES, FORECASTING, GAIN, GROUP DYNAMICS, HUMANS, LOSSES, MAN MACHINE SYSTEMS, MEMORY(PSYCHOLOGY), NAVAL PERSONNEL, NAVAL RESEARCH, NAVAL TRAINING, OPTIMIZATION, PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), READING, SHARING, STABILIZATION, STRATEGY, TEST CONSTRUCTION(PSYCHOLOGY), JOB TRAINING

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE