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Measuring Human Capabilities [electronic resource]: An Agenda for Basic Research on the Assessment of Individual and Group Performance Potential for Military Accession

Committee on Measuring Human Capabilities: Performance Potential of Individuals and Collectives, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council of the National Academies
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2015]
Language
English
ISBN
9780309317177, 0309317177
Contents
  • Overview
  • Fluid intelligence, working memory capacity, executive attention, and inhibitory control
  • Cognitive biases
  • Spatial abilities
  • Teamwork behavior
  • Hot cognition: defensive reactivity, emotional regulation, and performance under stress
  • Adaptability and inventiveness
  • Psychometrics and technology
  • Situations and situational judgment tests
  • Assessment of individual differences through neuroscience measures
  • The research agenda
  • Appendixes: A. Workshop agenda and selection of additional topics considered for workshop agenda
  • B. Phase II data gathering presentations
  • C. Biomarkers
  • D. Neural signals and measurement technologies
  • E. Biographical sketches of committee members and staff.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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