Motivation, Cognition, and Sleep-Work Factors; Central- and Autonomic- Nervous-System Indices
NAVY MEDICAL NEUROPSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH UNIT SAN DIEGO CA
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Possible problems for human performance in relation to three factors, motivation, cognition, and sleep, are discussed. Of particular concern in the discussion are possible alterations in cycles of sleeping and waking, and in physiological patterns of sleep and the potential effects of such changes on vigilance, memory, problem solving, and motivation. An attempt is also made to anticipate the effects of prolonged spaceflights on the central and autonomic nervous systems.
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