Accession Number:

AD0738952

Title:

An Investigation into Fatigue and Levels of Organizational Responsibility as Related to Short-Term Memory.

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND TEXARKANA TEX INTERN TRAINING CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

60.0

Abstract:

The paper examines a procedure for investigating a relationship between executive level, assumed to be commensurate with executive ability, and short-term memory. A preliminary study was made on a small group of executives. The results showed a need for a more representative sample of executives, and a need for a further investigation into the method of determining executive level. The following hypothesis was also examined lower scores on the short-term memory test would result from fatigue. A short-term memory test was given to the same subjects after a day of work and then given to the same subjects after a night of rest. The results tended to support the hypothesis although the differences were not satistically significant. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE