Accession Number:

AD0651793

Title:

PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN THE THEATERS OF WAR.

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY AIR FORCES WASHINGTON D C AVIATION PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1947-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

207.0

Abstract:

A total of 16 officers and 31 enlisted men were involved in the research activities of the five principal projects with which this report is concerned. The primary missions were twofold to gather combat criterion data against which to validate the tests and procedures of the Air Surgeons selection and classification program and to collect information on the requirements of the tasks of combat airmen. This latter area of effort was designed to discover whether or not the selection and classification testing program had provided adequate coverage of traits and other attributes important in combat effectiveness. Secondary mission objectives were concerned with the following The development of proficiency tests for the air-crew specialties the furnishing of specially derived lead-crew aptitude scores for the use of theater personnel the development of aptitude and other trait tests in areas judged not to be covered adequately by the selection and classification testing battery and, in one instance, the special study of pilot fatigue associated with long missions.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE