Temporal Orientation and Task Performance.
Final rept. 1 May 65-30 Oct 68,
HUMAN FACTORS RESEARCH INC GOLETA CALIF
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The report summarizes a three-year program of research on temporal orientation and task performance. The objective of the program was to demonstrate the feasibility of relating mans perception of time to his performance on the job. Three methods of manipulating temporal orientation were used measuring individual differences, varying the display of time information, and altering the physiological state of the subject. Criterion tasks were signal detection, anticipatory timing, and elementary visual perception. The results demonstrated several relationships between these manipulations and task performance. Author Modified Abstract