War On The Mind: The Military Uses And Abuses Of Psychology

War On The Mind: The Military Uses And Abuses Of Psychology[Read] ➬ War On The Mind: The Military Uses And Abuses Of Psychology Author Peter Watson – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk An account of the psychological research much of it secret carried out by military authorities in America, Britain, Israel, Australia even Russia during the Cold War and the Vietnam War, in fields suc An account of the The Mind: PDF/EPUB æ psychological research much of it secret carried out by military authorities in America, Britain, Israel, Australia even Russia during the Cold War and the Vietnam War, in fields such as interrogation, torture, riflemanship, sabotage, propaganda, tactics After it was published, it became required reading in the Pentagon. A good read, but dated It talked about psychology s applications to increasing accuracy of marksmanship, increasing efficiency of combat units and leaders, terrorism and what causes people to join terror cells from Vietnam and Korea specifically, as this book was written well before 9 11 and the terrorist attacks that younger people are familiar with It discussed research into atrocities and about using animals in warfare It also discussed research that was undertaken to determine what migh A good read, but dated It talked about psychology s applications to increasing accuracy of marksmanship, increasing efficiency of combat units and leaders, terrorism and what causes people to join terror cells from Vietnam and Korea specifically, as this book was written well before 9 11 and the terrorist attacks that younger people are familiar with It discussed research into atrocities and about using animals in warfare It also discussed research that was undertaken to determine what might happen during a nuclear attack and how best to go about training soldiers for that possibility, using information from the attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Some information was listed about radiation s effects, and I wondered why Chernobyl was not mentioned the Ukrainian nuclear disaster , and then realized that this book was published before Chernobyl and before the Three Mile Island accident too, I believe I wonder how the book would read if it was updated to include current and recent events It listed at the end that the military would need to find ways to continue recruiting because by the 90s, people will beandunwilling to go to war to fight for and die for causes that they do not feel are worth it Reading the predictions at the end was interesting, as the predictions were for the 90s I would have liked the book to have discussed uses abuses of psychology on our soldiers in training, such as boot camp, and about hazing in boot camp, which has resulted in some deaths this year This book focuses mostly on the Army, although the Navy was included I would have liked to have hadinformation about life at sea and the psychology of living on the ship, as well as any psychological experiments that may have taken place on our Sailors The book was a somewhat difficult read due to the subject matter and academic nature of the book, but I enjoyed reading it I found it to be very interesting, especially as the book went on

War On The Mind: The Military Uses And Abuses Of
  • Hardcover
  • 429 pages
  • War On The Mind: The Military Uses And Abuses Of Psychology
  • Peter Watson
  • English
  • 08 October 2019
  • 0091314402