Theory-based ability measurement: the learning abilities measurement program.

  • R E Christal
  • Published 1988 in Aviation, space, and environmental medicine


This paper briefly describes the U.S. Air Force Learning Abilities Measurement Program (LAMP), which is devoted to the development of a science-based system of ability measurement. A short history is given of ability testing and research in the military services, along with a statement of the value of ability testing for making personnel selection and… (More)