TITLE

A Strategically Timed Verbal Task Improves Performance and Neurophysiological Alertness During Fatiguing Drives

AUTHOR(S)
Atchley, Paul; Chan, Mark; Gregersen, Sabrina
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Human Factors;May2014, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p453
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Research is presented which examined the effect of a secondary verbal task on driving performance and on the neurophysiological alertness of automobile drivers during fatiguing and monotonous drives and found that a strategically timed concurrent task can enhance driving performance. The article notes that drivers spent 90 minutes in a drive simulator and that the four secondary tasks used included no verbal task and a passive radio task.
ACCESSION #
95636224

 

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