Stress Training Improves Performance During a Stressful Flight

  title={Stress Training Improves Performance During a Stressful Flight},
  author={Christopher K. McClernon and Michael E. McCauley and Paul E. O'Connor and Joel S. Warm},
  journal={Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society},
  pages={207 - 218}
Objective: This study investigated whether stress training introduced during the acquisition of simulator-based flight skills enhances pilot performance during subsequent stressful flight operations in an actual aircraft. Background: Despite knowledge that preconditions to aircraft accidents can be strongly influenced by pilot stress, little is known about the effectiveness of stress training and how it transfers to operational flight settings. Method: For this study, 30 participants with no… 

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