Air travel: effects of sleep deprivation and jet lag.

  title={Air travel: effects of sleep deprivation and jet lag.},
  author={Jeremy A. Weingarten and Nancy A. Collop},
  volume={144 4},
Air travel is a common mode of transportation in today's society, particularly for individuals traveling long distances. Sleep disturbances associated with air travel frequently result in cognitive and physiologic impairments that may be detrimental to the traveler's experience and intent. A primary consequence of air travel is the development of acute sleep deprivation, which may result in reduced attention/vigilance, alteration in mood states, diminished memory processing, and alteration in… CONTINUE READING

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