TITLE

Study aims to identify IED detection experts

AUTHOR(S)
Leipold, J. D.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Soldiers;Jun2009, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization's study of Soldiers who have an uncanny ability to detect improvised mines. Jennifer Murphy, Ph.D, director of the study, in tandem with the Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, is trying to find out what it is about these people that makes them able to detect mines, taking their physical, personality, and personal experiences into account. Murphy concludes these people have the ability to notice the subtlest changes in their environment.
ACCESSION #
44334878

 

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