Accession Number:

AD0609089

Title:

TOWARD A PSYCHOLOGICAL INDEX OF WEAPONS EFFECTIVENESS. PART 1: FIELD STUDIES

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OKLAHOMA UNIV RESEARCH INST NORMAN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

To compare non-nuclear weapons with respect to their psychological effectiveness requires a scaling procedure which allows numbers to be assigned to these weapons or to their characteristics according to some rule. A broad working definition of the psychological index, therefore, is A scaling procedure permitting quantitative description of the psychological effectiveness of weapons. The general form of the Psychological Index, therefore, includes measures of psychophysical, psychological, and psychosocial effects of weapons.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE