THE NRC STRESSALYSER: A GENERAL-PURPOSE PURSUIT TRACKING TASK FOR FIELD AND LABORATORY STUDIES

The stressalyser is a step-input, subject-paced, pursuit tracking task developed in the Control Systems and Human Engineering Laboratory of the Division of Mechanical Engineering for use in measuring performance impairment under adverse conditions, and in studying motor control. The instrument produces measures of several aspects of the subject's performance following stress. Results of published studies are briefly reviewed and some new potential applications are indicated. /Author/

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Research Council of Canada

    Division of Mechanical Engineering, Montreal Road
    Ottawa, ONo K1A 0R6,   Canada 
  • Authors:
    • Buck, L
    • Leonardo, R
    • Hyde, F
  • Publication Date: 1978-6

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 15 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00184561
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Report No. ML-6
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 3 1979 12:00AM