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Effects of environmental stressors on vigilance performance

J. C. Duchon

Effects of environmental stressors on vigilance performance

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Pgh. [Pittsburgh], PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Miners -- Accidents,
  • Miners -- Safety measures,
  • Miners -- Job stress

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 16-17.

    Statementby J.C. Duchon and S.D. Hudock.
    SeriesInformation circular ;, 9224, Information circular (United States. Bureau of Mines) ;, 9224.
    ContributionsHudock, S. D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN295 .U4 no. 9224, HD7269.M6 .U4 no. 9224
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2147920M
    LC Control Number88600408


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Since impaired performance of vigilance tasks can lead to industrial accidents, further investigation of the effects of environmental stressors on human performance is warranted.

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This volume contains the proceedings of a symposium held in St. Vincent, Italy, on Augustentitled "Vigilance II: Relationships Among Theory, Physiological Correlates, and Opera­ tional Performance." The symposium was sponsored jointly by the Human Factors Panel of the Scientific Affairs.

Workload, vigilance, and cognitive performance can be assessed by behavioral or physiological measures or a combination of both. A classic test for sustained attention is the psychomotor vigilance task (PVT), a computer-based reaction-time task, pioneered by Dinges and Powell [].It objectively assesses fatigue-related changes Effects of environmental stressors on vigilance performance book alertness associated with sleep loss.

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This book is an annotated bibliography with more than references. The primary purpose of the book was to gather relevant literature from databases with comprehensive coverage. The references cited herein address the design of shiftwork schedules and the effects of shiftwork on safety, health and human performance in many work environments.

Stressors have a major influence upon mood, our sense of well-being, behavior, and health. Acute stress responses in young, healthy individuals may be adaptive and typically do not impose a health burden.

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Examines the ways in which performance is affected by aspects of the physical and psychological environment. Provides a thorough analysis of the kinds of changes produced by each of the stress situations considered, and relates them to current views of human information processing and arousal.

Considers changes in other aspects of behavior including physiological state. The research on stress submits that query of whether work stress has a negative or positive impact on workplace and performance has two answers: one is work related stress which increases the performance and motivation of employees.(Driskell and Sales,pg-5) and the other was work related stress which is related in decreasing employees job.

Aquatic ecosystems are confronted with multiple stress factors. Current approaches to assess the risk of anthropogenic stressors to aquatic ecosystems are developed for single stressors and determine stressor effects primarily as a function of stressor properties.

The cumulative impact of several stressors, however, may differ markedly from the impact of the single stressors and Cited by: Get this from a library. The Physical environment. [D M Jones; A R Smith;] -- This volume covers such issues as sound and vibration, the thermal environment, and the visual environment.

It contains conmmentaries from the leading authorities in the field. book. We will address other important issues in- stand the effects of stressors such as ambient heat exposure.

Most studies that have explored the ef-fects of ambient heat on vigilance performance have used visual monitoring tasks. In an early study, Mackworth. Medical Aspects of Harsh Environments, Volume 1. BMed7: We need to identify and validate effective methods for modifying the habitat/vehicle environment to mitigate the negative psychological and behavioral effects of environmental stressors (e.g., isolation, confinement, reduced sensory stimulation) likely to be experienced in the long duration spaceflight environment.

Understanding how animals cope with stressors and unpredictable change is important if we are to manage wild populations appropriately and meet conservation goals. Animals that experience adverse events in early life often have life-long changes to their physiology and behavior, and these help build resilience and coping capacity into the animal's phenotype.

In ternational Journal of Environmental Sciences (). Recently a sharp decline in population of honey bees has been observed in Kerala. Although the bees are susceptible to diseases and attacked by natural enemies like wasps, ants and wax moth, constant vigilance on the part of the bee keepers can over come these adverse conditions.

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The flavor of yerba mate is said to resemble a mixture of herbs, vegetables, and certain types of green tea. Perhaps one of the superior tests that considers the effects of the work environment on physical capability and job performance is the Trondheim test, developed by the Trondheim Fire Brigade in Norway for firefighter applicants (von Heimburg and Medbo ; von Heimburg et al.

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Bull., 72, – Vigilance and Performance in Author: A. Coblentz, P. Cabon, R. Mollard. INTRODUCTION. Environmental stress refers to a condition that affects the performance and well-being of an organism (Bijlsma & Loeschcke ).Its effects can occur at a range of scales from the molecular (e.g., glucocorticoid production) to the population level (e.g., change in abundance, age structure) and beyond (Cairns ).The definition of what constitutes an.

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Research related to fatigue has demonstrated the following: Fatigue has significant detrimental effects, including prolonged reaction time, decreased vigilance, impaired decision making, and delayed recognition of critical situations.

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Abstract. The psychosocial, physical and chemical factors, which affect the human organism on the workplace or in environmental, are considered by some authors [1, 2, 3] as stress factors which affect the functional state [FS]-vigilance level- of the central nervous system (CNS) and can cause the changes of this by developing of three stages of stress according to the stress Author: V.

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Effects of stress on physical and mental performance. As previously mentioned, excessive stress levels reduce performance. Increases in over-stimulation is generally proportional to decreases in performance. Some of the typical effects that occur in stressful situations include: Difficulty concentrating and reduced vigilance - easily distracted.

Environmental factors relate to the type of location and surroundings that an individual grows up in or is living in at the time an addiction starts developing. According to the Mayo Clinic, the attitudes and beliefs of the family are among the factors that may impact the development of an addiction.

Evaluative social presence can improve vigilance performance, but vigilance is still hard work and is stressful. P.A. Noise effects on human performance: A meta-analytic synthesis.

Psychological Bulletin,A meta-analysis of performance response under thermal stressors. Human Factors, 49, Individual Differences in personality and motivation: energetics, that subsumes many different constructs of motivational intensity and the effects of many environmental stressors (Hockey, Gaillard & Coles, ).

Personality, vigilance and continuous performance. Our research has begun to show strong associations between lowered heart rate variability (HRV) and PTSD. Loss of bradycardia during normal vigilance is the cause of lowered HRV, which impairs appraisal of threat value of environmental stimulation, thereby leading to disinhibition, hyperarousal, and attention bias toward and away from : Jay P.

Ginsberg, Madan Nagpal. Physiological status and environmental stressors are known to influence workforce performance at the individual worker level.

A previous study, which conducted a cross-sectional comparison in repetitive material-handling construction activities, suggested that a U-shaped relationship existed between physical strain and productivity at the group level.

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