SLEEP LOSS AND OTHER STRESSES CAN AFFECT YOUR SKILL PERFORMANCE

SINCE MAN'S INFORMATION PROCESSING CAPACITY IS AFFECTED BY PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS INDUCED BY SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES AS LOSS OF SLEEP, INTERRUPTED SLEEP, ALCOHOL INGESTION OR FATIGUE, IT IS OF CRITICAL IMPORTANCE TO CONTROL SYSTEMS DESIGNERS TO KNOW THE PRECISE NATURE OF THE CHANGE. A DOZEN YOUNG MEN AS SUBJECTS, WERE STUDIED TO ASSESS THE VARIANCE OF PERFORMANCE, UNDER DIFFERENT DEGREES OF STRESS, IN THE OPERATION OF THE MACHINE EACH WAS OPERATING. A STRESSALYZER WAS USED. THE EFFICIENCY OF THE INSTRUMENT WAS ALSO BEING TESTED. /RATAOC/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 2, No 6, PP 18-21, 3 PHOT
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Research Council, Ottawa /Can

    /Science Dimension
    ,   USA 
  • Publication Date: 1970-12

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00222649
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Roads & Transportation Assoc /Canada
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 19 1971 12:00AM