Human behaviour and development under high-altitude conditions.


Although we are far from a universally accepted pattern of impaired function at altitude, there is evidence indicating motor, perceptual, memory and behavioural deficits in adults. Even relatively low altitudes (2500 m) may delay reaction time, and impair motor function. Extreme altitude exposure (>5000 m) may result in more pronounced impairment that can… (More)


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@article{ViruesOrtega2006HumanBA, title={Human behaviour and development under high-altitude conditions.}, author={Javier Virues-Ortega and Eduardo Garrido and Casimiro Javierre and Karen C. Kloezeman}, journal={Developmental science}, year={2006}, volume={9 4}, pages={400-10} }