Vigilance: Theory, Operational Performance, and Physiological Correlates

Vigilance: Theory, Operational Performance, and Physiological Correlates

by Robert Mackie (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1977)

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ISBN-13: 9781468425314
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 04/26/2012
Series: Nato Conference Series , #3
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1977
Pages: 862
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.07(d)

Table of Contents

1: Introduction.- 2: Vigilance: Biology, Psychology, Theory, and Practice (Keynote Address).- 3: Performance Decrement During Prolonged Night Driving.- 4: Validation of a Behavior Analysis Methodology: Variation of Vigilance in Night Driving as a Function of the Rate of Carboxyhemoglobin.- 5: Effects of Listening to Car Radio, Experience, und Personality of the Driver on Subsidiary Reaction Time and Heart Rate in a Long-Term Driving Task.- 6: Comparison of Performance and Physiological Changes Between Drivers Who Perform Well and Poorly During Prolonged Vehicular Operation.- 7: Circadian Performance Rhythms: Experimental Studies in Air Operations.- 8: Fatigue, Circadian Rhythm, and Truck Accidents.- 9: Neurophysiological Vigilance Indicators and Operational Analysis of a Train Vigilance Monitoring Device: A Laboratory and Field Study.- 10: Simultaneous Monitoring of a Number of Auditory Sonar Outputs.- 11: Concurrence of Electroencephalographic and Performance Changes During a Simulated Radar Watch and Some Implications for the Arousal Theory of Vigilance.- 12: Physiological, Subjective, and Performance Correlates of Reported Boredom and Monotony While Performing a Simulated Radar Control Task.- 13: The Function of Maintaining Concentration (TAF): An Approach to the Evaluation of Mental Stress.- 14: Vigilance Effects in Complex Inspection.- 15: Some EEG Correlates of Sustained Attention.- 16: Cortical Evoked Potentials and Vigilance: A Decision Theory Analysis.- 17: Physiological Correlates of Performance in a Long Duration Repetitive Visual Task.- 18: The Effects of Various Conditions on Subjective States and Critical Flicker Frequency.- 19: Vigilance and Split-Brain Research.- 20: Effects of Temporal Stressors on Vigilance and Information Processing.- 21: Arousing Stresses Increase Vigilance.- 22: Biorhythm and Watch Rhythms: Hemeral Watch Rhythm and Anhemeral Watch Rhythm in Simulated Permanent Duty.- 23: Sleep Deprivation and the Vigilance of Anesthesiologists During Simulated Surgery.- 24: Sleep Deprivation, Arousal, and Performance.- 25: A Study of the Combined Effects of Extended Driving and Heat Stress on Driver Arousal and Performance.- 26: A Taxonomic Analysis of Vigilance Performance.- 27: The Relationship Between Vigilance and Eye Movements Induced by Vestibular Stimulation.- 28: The Effect of Mental Set and States of Consciousness on Vigilance Decrement: A Systematic Exploration.- 29: The Influence of Personality and Age on the Relationship Between Vigilance Performance and Arousal Level.- 30: Psychological Processes in Sustained Attention.- 31: The Effects of Raised Signal and Noise Amplitude During the Course of Vigilance Tasks.- 32: Experiments on the Validity of Vigilance Experiments.- 33: Adaptation to Decreasing Signal Probability.- 34: Signal Detection Theory Applied to Vigilance.- 35: An Update of Findings Regarding Vigilance and a Reconsideration of Underlying Mechanisms.- Participants.- Author Index.

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