Psychological studies in Antarctica: a review

  title={Psychological studies in Antarctica: a review},
  author={E. K. Eric Gunderson},
Publisher Summary This chapter presents a review on psychological studies conducted in Antarctica. The early physiological studies were concerned with cold adaptation, diurnal rhythms, workloads and food consumption, metabolic and hormonal changes, cardiovascular functions, and relationships among meteorological weather, microclimate, and skin temperature. Measurements were made under difficult conditions, and generally, only crude instruments were available. Psychological studies were… CONTINUE READING