Accession Number : AD0706054

Title :   AN INVESTIGATION OF PHYSIOLOGICAL CORRELATES OF VIGILANCE PERFORMANCE.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Tinsley,James Hager

Report Date : OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : The document is concerned with a theory that man typically cannot perform a vigilance task over extended periods of time without experiencing a decrement in performance, often as rapidly as fifteen minutes after commencing the task. This research was directed toward determining if some of man's physiological functions are correlated with his performance in a vigilance task.

Descriptors :   (*ATTENTION, THEORY), (*PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), ATTRITION), NAVAL RESEARCH, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, INSTRUMENTATION, BLOOD PRESSURE, SKIN(ANATOMY), TEMPERATURE, ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE, THESES

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE