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A Comparison of the Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Caffeine on Vigilance and Cognitive Performance During Extended Wakefulness
BACKGROUND Sleep deprivation from extended duty hours is a common complaint for many occupations. Caffeine is one of the most common countermeasures used to combat fatigue. However, the benefits ofExpand
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Detection of vigilance performance using eye blinks.
Research has shown that sustained attention or vigilance declines over time on task. Sustained attention is necessary in many environments such as air traffic controllers, cyber operators, andExpand
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Design and Development of Anthropometrically Correct Head Forms for Joint Strike Fighter Ejection Seat Testing
Abstract : Anthropometric test manikins are commonly used in the assessment of head/neck injury potential of helmet systems during aircraft crashes or ejections. Current ejection test manikins useExpand
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Transcranial direct current stimulation versus caffeine as a fatigue countermeasure
BACKGROUND To assess the efficacy of using transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to remediate the deleterious effects of fatigue induced by sleep deprivation and compare these results toExpand
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Detection of vigilance performance with pupillometry
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Sustained attention (vigilance) is required for many professions such as air traffic controllers, imagery analysts, airport security screeners and cyber operators. Expand
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Eye Metrics: An Alternative Vigilance Detector
Abstract : Many occupational environments require sustained attention or vigilance for long periods of time. Air traffic controllers, cyber operators, TSA inspectors, unmanned aerial systemsExpand
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Neck Muscle Fatigue Resulting from Prolonged Wear of Weighted Helmets under High G Acceleration
Abstract : In search of guidelines for designing helmet-mounted systems without adding risk for additional pilot neck pain or injury, RHPG collaborated with the panoramic night vision goggle (PNVG)Expand
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Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) Versus Caffeine to Sustain Wakefulness at Night When Dosing at Start-of-Shift
Shift work is necessary in many industries such as healthcare, trucking, defense, and aviation. It is well documented that during the night shift, workers experience the lowest levels of performanceExpand
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EYE-TRACKING: AN ALTERNATIVE VIGILANCE DETECTOR
Abstract : Today's military operational environment demands sustained attention and vigilance. Mistakes in these environments can have devastating consequences. Currently, there is no tool to measureExpand
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Effect of body inversion on hemodynamics determined by two‐dimensional echocardiography
The purpose of this study was to determine if head-down inversion of normal men from a supine position would increase blood return to the heart. Eight healthy, normovolemic men were placed into 10±,Expand
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