Psychology and the Soldier

Psychology and the Soldier

by F. C. Bartlett


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Psychology and the Soldier by F. C. Bartlett

Originally published in 1927, this book demonstrate the possible applications of psychological techniques to the training and deployment of soldiers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107455603
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; General introduction; Part I. Choosing and Training the Recruit: 1. The general examination: testing the special senses; 2. The general examination: testing intelligence; 3. Tests of special abilities; 4. Training bodily skill; 5. Practice and motives in learning bodily skill; 6. The study of fatigue; Part II. Leadership, Discipline and Morale: 1. Appetite and instinct groups; 2. Interest, sentiment, and ideal groups; 3. The nature and importance of social change; 4. Discipline and punishment; 5. Discipline and suggestion; 6. Leaders and leadership; 7. Morale, with special reference to group games; Part III. Mental Disorders of Warfare: 1. The general background; 2. The normal soldier in war; 3. Conversion hysteria; 4. Anxiety neurosis; 5. Predisposing conditions; 6. Methods of treatment; A review and some suggestions.

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