Accession Number:

AD0756835

Title:

Effect of Low Humidity on Human Performance.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 71-Mar 72,

Corporate Author:

SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX

Report Date:

1973-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Human volunteers were trained to high levels of proficiency on three tasks involving various degrees of psychomotor and cognitive skills. Environments of 0.5-mm. water vapor pressure andor simulated 8,000-ft. barometric pressure had no adverse effects on performance during four 36-hour chamber exposures. Systematic day-night variations were found for Multidimensional Pursuit tracking skill and self-ratings of subjective fatigue. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE