HS2 to spend nearly £1 million on psychologists to test construction crews for signs of stress

Consortiums bidding for contracts to build Britain’s new £56billion high-speed rail network will first have to pass stringent psychological exams designed to test their ability to work under extreme pressure.

HS2, the company set up to oversee the mammoth project, has earmarked up to £900,000 to spend on a team of behavioural psychologists who are already overseeing team-building and assessment exercises, including giving test subjects model trains and maps and asking them to build a railway to scale.

Read on… http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/15/hs2-to-spend-nearly-1-million-on-psychologists-to-test-construct/

3 thoughts on “HS2 to spend nearly £1 million on psychologists to test construction crews for signs of stress

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