What is it about?
Operational psychology is an emerging area of specialization within the applied psychology domain. This article provides a descriptive review of the specialty as practitioners apply psychological science to national security, defense, and public safety.
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Why is it important?
Psychology's application to critical systems and national security couldn't come at a better time. This unique community of practitioners have been rapidly pressed into federal and state service to the betterment of society and the security of our nation and communities.
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This page is a summary of: Operational Psychology: An Emerging Subdiscipline, Military Psychology, January 2006, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1207/s15327876mp1804_2.
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