The psychomotor vigilance task (PVT) is sensitive measure of performance impairment arising from sleep loss and circadian misalignment. Some individuals are able to maintain stable, good performance during laboratory-imposed sleep restriction. It is unclear whether such individuals need less sleep or whether they are more resilient to the effects of sleep loss. We aimed to characterize the relationship between sleep duration and perceived sleep need with PVT performance under real-world conditions.

Direct Link: https://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp?R=20180004246

Journal: NASA Technical Reports Server

Keywords: alertness, human performance, psychomotor performance, PVT, Sleep,

Applications: Sleep,

CamNtech Reference: M18009

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