TITLE

Sleepless in the squadron

AUTHOR(S)
McKenna, Pat
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
Airman;Jul98, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses experiments conducted by United States Air Force Research Laboratory chronobiology sleep expert, Rod Hughes regarding the effect of sleep and fatigue on Air Force pilots. Ultimate goal of Hughes' experiment; Reason why Air Force people face an increased risk to the dangers of drowsiness; Importance of sleep; Description of the Air Force's temporal isolation facility.
ACCESSION #
866523

 

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