:: Volume 11, Issue 1 (Autumn 2008) ::
EBNESINA 2008, 11(1): 42-49 Back to browse issues page
The latest on practical psychology in modern military strategy
GH Mahmoudi
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Military psychology, because of it's variety in the fields of military performance, deals with different subjects. The practical fields consist of evaluation of military personnel, studying human factors and human-technology relationships, effect of environmental factors on forces, considering pathological factors, propagandas and psychological war and psychotherapy and changing behavior. Today, the strategy of military knowledge is based on a tripod of special wars, space wars and psychological operation. Applied psychology serves military needs, according to these Three. The military might of soldier in special wars, space wars and psychological operating, is Knowledge. personality and motivational features, like optimistism, high courage, lack of neurotic indignation symptoms and aggression and suitable conceptual organization was evaluated from the view point of personality and motivational psychology. Preparing the environment that causes the ability of suitable emotional incentives by designing special computer games for soldiers and control of environmental effects like heat, atmosphere changes, color and voice upon cognitive- behavioral performance of soldiers from the view point of environmental psychology and use of propaganda psychology for professionalizing the psychological operations from the view point of military deception, are considered as applicable samples of psychology in military territories.
Keywords: Military psychology, Environmental psychology, Psychological operation
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/03/7 | Accepted: 2014/06/3 | Published: 2014/06/3


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