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Head Strong: How Psychology is Revolutionizing War, Revised and Expanded Edition

Michael D. Matthews


Since the publication of the first edition of Head Strong: How Psychology Is Revolutionizing War in 2014, developments in military psychology have been rapid and important—so much so that this revised edition is necessary to accurately capture the vital role that psychology continues to play in twenty-first-century military success. The ideas contained in the first edition influenced emerging doctrine in the Army’s Human Dimension and informed military leaders around the globe of ways that psychological science and practice may be leveraged to improve combat effectiveness. Many of the predicti ... More

Keywords: selection and training, leadership, leader development, character, human performance, cognition, personality, combat stress, resilience

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190870478
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190870478.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael D. Matthews, author
Professor of Engineering Psychology, United States Military Academy