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Air Crew and Technical Specialists Personnel and Training Research File, 1951-55

Type: institutional

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site institution,project,propaganda,government Yes No
Restricted Archive Name Archive Website Sponsor
No University of Illinois Archives site University of Illinois

Duplicated materials on Air Crew and Technical Specialists Personnel and Training Research, a combined research program of laboratory and field studies in military psychology for the U.S. Air Force under contract AF 33 (038)-25726, divided into eight categories including literature studies and tests and measurements on behavioral characteristics of air crew and technical specialists and their relationship to job success; determination of the relative effectiveness of tests in correlation to job success; development of psychometric instruments designed to predict job success; operating procedures of Air Defense Command personnel; effects of variations in the media of communication on the comprehension and learning of technical information; personality patterns and self-perceptions; sociometric preferences among B-29 crew members and the effectiveness of communications used in the indoctrination of Air Force recruits.

Archive: University of Illinois Archives

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