Accession Number : ADA956096

Title :   The Role of Behavioral Science in Physical Security: Proceedings of the Annual Symposium, May 2-4 1978.

Descriptive Note : Special publication,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS GAITHERSBURG MD

Personal Author(s) : Kramer, Joel J.

Report Date : DEC 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 111

Abstract : This document contains the proceedings of the third annual symposium on, 'The Role of Behavioral Science in Physical Security,' held in May 1978. The symposium provided a forum for the exchange of information between specialists in physical security and behavioral science through the presentation of eight papers and four structural workshops: Human Sensory Capabilities/Limitations; Human Engineering of the Workplace; Human Motivation, Attitudes, Error/Reliability; Personnel Selection, Placement, Training. The symposium concluded with a summary and synthesis of the results of the workshops and a panel discussion on new research thrusts.

Descriptors :   *BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, *SECURITY, SYMPOSIA, LAW ENFORCEMENT, ERGONOMICS, PERSONNEL SELECTION, TERRORISM, THREAT EVALUATION, TRAINING.

Subject Categories : Sociology and Law
      Government and Political Science
      Defense Systems
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System
      Bionics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE