Military

TIME: To be mentally tough is to resist the urge to give up in the face of failure, to maintain focus and determination in pursuit of one’s goals, and to emerge from adversity even stronger than before. Psychologists claim that almost everyone can benefit from strengthening these skills, even those More

Miller-McCune: What life experience is more immersive than marriage, more prolonged than college, more tightly regimented than the average job? Ah yes — military service, which starts with recruiters boldly announcing their intention to make a new man of every trainee. Surely drill sergeants believe they can change personalities. But More

bild der wissenschaft: Das Militär prägt die Persönlichkeit – und umgekehrt “Die Bundeswehr lässt junge Kerle zu echten Männern reifen” – dieser Ausspruch hat offenbar einen wahren Kern, zumindest wenn man “Männlichkeit” auf der Basis traditioneller Rollenerwartungen definiert. Denn laut einer Studie unter Beteiligung von Wissenschaftlern der Universität Tübingen beeinflusst More