Accession Number:

AD0684074

Title:

SENSORY DEPRIVATION (SLEEP SATURATION) AND PERFORMANCE.

Descriptive Note:

Medical research interim rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH INST BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

Experiments on the effects of sensory deprivation upon performance are summarized, and data and speculation presented to the effect that long term sensory deprivation may induce a state of sleep saturation entailing both a slowing of cortical activity and a resistance to drowsiness normally evident, for example on a vigilance task. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE