Fatigue

Fatigue

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Effects of mental fatigue on attention: An ERP study

A simulator based study demonstrating how a decrease in selective attention would lead to a decrease in the driver’s ability to focus their attention on the task of driving and increase the likelihood of an accident occurring.

  • Author(s): Boksem, M. A. S., Meijman, T. F., Lorist, M. M.
  • Published: Cognitive Brain Research 25, 107 – 116 (2005)
  • Date Added: 28 Dec 2013
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Fatigue in industry

A review of previous field studies in the area of fatigue.

  • Author(s): Grandjean, E
  • Published: British Journal of Industrial Medicine, 36 (3), 175-186. (1979)
  • Date Added: 28 Dec 2013
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The cumulative cost of additional wakefulness: dose-response effects on neurobehavioral functions and sleep physiology from chronic sleep restriction and total sleep deprivation

Chronic sleep restriction experiment randomised to one of three sleep doses (4 hour, 6 hour, or 8 hour time in bed per night), which were maintained for 14 consecutive days.

  • Author(s): Van Dongen, H.P.A., Maislin, G., MA, M.S., Mullington, J.M. & Dinges, D.F.
  • Published: SLEEP 2003;2:117-126. (2003)
  • Date Added: 28 Dec 2013
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Fatigue, Sleepiness, and Performance in Simulated Versus Real Driving Conditions

Cross-over study involving real driving or simulated driving after controlled habitual sleep or restricted sleep.

  • Author(s): Pierre Philip, MD, PhD; Patricia Sagaspe, PhD; Jacques Taillard, PhD; Cédric Valtat, CRA; Nicholas Moore, MD, PhD; Torbjorn Åkerstedt, MD, PhD; André Charles, PhD; Bernard Bioulac, MD, PhD
  • Published: SLEEP 2005;28(12): 1511-1516. (2005)
  • Date Added: 28 Dec 2013
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Fatigue, alcohol and performance impairment

Experimental study to equate the performance impairment caused by fatigue with that due to alcohol intoxication.

  • Author(s): Dawson, D. & Reid, K.
  • Published: Nature 388, 235 (17 July 1997)
  • Date Added: 28 Dec 2013
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