Accession Number : AD0747797

Title :   The Effects of Noise and Response Complexity upon Vigilance Performance,

Corporate Author : TEXAS TECH UNIV LUBBOCK CENTER OF BIOTECHNOLOGY AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Personal Author(s) : Childs,Jerry M. ; Halcomb,Charles G.

Report Date : 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : Visual vigilance (detection) performance of 140 Ss was investigated with respect to environmental stimulation (noise) and intraorganismic stimulation (simple vs. complex response). Correct detections and false alarms were analyzed. Results are evaluated in terms of the activation hypothesis. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), STRESS(PSYCHOLOGY)), (*STRESS(PSYCHOLOGY), NOISE), ATTENTION, VISUAL PERCEPTION, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), VISUAL SIGNALS, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE