Accession Number : AD0696352

Title :   EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES OF SHIFT-WORK. I. A COMPARISON OF 'ROTATING' AND 'STABILIZED' 4-HOUR SHIFT SYSTEMS,

Corporate Author : MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL CAMBRIDGE (ENGLAND) APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH UNIT

Personal Author(s) : Colquhoun,W. P. ; Blake,M. J. F. ; Edwards,R. S.

Report Date : 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : The document reports on tests investigating the relationship between circadian rhythm in the human physiological processes and efficiency in performing vigilance tasks under rotating vs fixed work shift conditions.

Descriptors :   (*PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), EFFICIENCY), (*BODY TEMPERATURE, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES), PERIODIC VARIATIONS, PATTERN RECOGNITION, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), ATTENTION, SCHEDULING, TEST METHODS, PSYCHOPHYSICS, GREAT BRITAIN

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE