Psychometrics

Psychological assessment is assuming increasing importance among the Armed Forces globally.
The use of carefully selected standardized psychological tests facilitate in quickly identifying the
strengths and area’s for improvement of a soldier’s abilities and personality to ensure optimal
performance and prepare the soldier for mission readiness at ALL times .

BENEFITS OF COMPUTER BASED PSYCHOMETRIC TESTS
• PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT OF SOLDIER
• INFORMATION PROVIDED ON VARIOUS COGNITIVE AND PSYCHO –
MOTOR ABILITIES OF THE SOLDIER
• PROVIDE A BASIS FOR CUSTOMISED INTERVENTIONS AND ENABLE THE
SUCCESS OF INTERVENTION TO BE MONITORED.
• TRAIN COGNITIVE ABILITIES OF SOLDIER USING MULTI MEDIA
APPROACH
• ASSESSMENTS ARE OBJECTIVE,STANDARDISED AND PRECISE
SOME IMPORTANT TESTS USED BY MILITARY MIND ACADEMY
• TESTS OF PERSONALITY,ACHIEVEMENT MOTIVATION, STRESS
SCREENING ETCETRA
• INTELLIGENCE TESTS FOR PROBLEM SOLVING,INDUCTIVE /
DEDUCTIVE REASONING ,DECISION MAKING UNDER CONDITIONS
OF DURESS
• ATTENTION : VIGILANCE,CONCENTRATION,DIVIDED
ATTENTION,SELECTIVE ATTENTION ,ETECTRA
• REACTION ABILITY: REACTION TIME, CHOICE REACTION.
• PSYCHO –MOTOR ABILITY: EYE HAND COORDINATION, FINE
MOTOR SKILLS.
• MEMORY : SHORT TERM & LONG TERM MEMORY
• VISUAL PROCESSING : VISUALISATION, TIME /MOVEMENT
ANTICIPATION

IMPORTANT FEATURES OF COGNITIVE TRAINING OF SOLDIERS
• DEFICIT SPECIFIC TRAINING FOR SOLDIERS PROVIDED
• REALISTIC CONTENT
• PROGRESSIVE TRAINING
• AUTOMATIC ADAPTATION OF DIFFICULTY LEVEL
• EASILY UNDERSTOOD BY SOLDIERS
• FACILITY FOR MONITORING PROGRESS THROUGH INFORMATIVE AND
SIMPLE REPORTS

COGNITIVE TRAINING PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE FOR :
• SELECTIVE ATTENTION
• ALERTNESS
• VIGILANCE TASKS
• EXECUTIVE FUNCTION
• DIVIDED ATTENTION
• KINESTHETIC SENSITIVITY /EYE HAND COODRINATION
• VISUO SPATIAL ATTENTION
• FOCUSSED ATTENTION
• WORKING MEMORY

BIOFEEDBACK TRAINING OF SOLDIERS
The operational readiness of a soldier can be increased in highly stressful situations
through Biofeedback, it can be used for:
• ACHIEVING OPTIMAL STATE OF AROUSAL DURING DEPLOYMENT
SCENARIOS
• REDUCING COMBAT ANXIETY
• RELAXATION AND MINDFULNESS TRAINING
• SUPPORT IN POST INJURY REHABILITATION

BIOFEED MODULES
RESPIRATION HEART RATE VARIABILITY TEMPERATURE PULSE
EMG NEURO MUSCULAR REHABILITAION SKIN CONDUCTANCE EEG
BLOOD FLOW MUSCLE TENSION MOTILITY