Psychophysiological aspects of space flight / edited by Bernard E. Flaherty.

; Flaherty, Bernard E., 1917- editor
New York : Columbia University Press, 1961.

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Other Authors Flaherty, Bernard E., 1917-
Subjects Fysiologische aspecten.
Human engineering -- Congresses.
Human engineering.
Psychologische aspecten.
Space flight
Space flight -- Congresses.
Space flight -- Physiological effect -- Congresses.
Space flight -- Physiological effect.
Space flight -- Psychological aspects -- Congresses.
Space flight -- Psychological aspects.
Space vehicles -- Congresses.
Space vehicles.
Vol spatial -- Aspect psychologique.
Vol spatial -- Effets physiologiques.
Description x, 393 pages : illustrations, diagrams ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1961.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface / Otis O. Benson, Jr. -- Introduction / Bernard E. Flaherty -- Part 1. Technical background and experience. Operator requirements / Ernst Stuhlinger -- Project Mercury : the program and its objectives / Charles J. Donlan and Jack C. Herberling -- Personal experiences in space equivalent flight / David G. Simons, B.W. Henderson and Jean-Louis Riehl -- Project Excelsior : personal experiences in high altitude escape situations / Joseph Kittinger -- Biotechnological problems and achievements / Paul A. Campbell -- Sensory-physiological aspects of the space flight situation / Hubertus Strughold -- Psychomotor performance and nystagmus of a Macaca mulatta during missile flight / Cloid D. Green and Pei Chin Tang -- Simulated space flights / George R. Steinkamp and George T. Hauty -- Part 2. Critical problem areas. Biomedical aspects of manned orbital flight / Donald D. Flickinger -- Psychiatric factors in astronaut selection / Don E. Flinn -- Project Mercury : astronaut training program / Robert B. Voas -- The neurophysiology of stress / Horace W. Magoun -- Neuroendocrine aspects of stress / Horace W. Magoun -- Physiological cycling / Nathaniel Kleitman -- Circadian rhythms : a basis of human engineering for aerospace / Franz Halberg -- Physiological data acquisition / Neil R. Burch and Harold E. Childers -- Part 3. Problems of human reliability. Sensory overloading / James G. Miller -- Sensory deprivation : effects upon the functioning human in space systems / D. Ewen Cameron [and others] -- Experiments in solitude, in maximum achievable physical isolation with water suspension, of intact healthy persons / John C. Lilly and Jay T. Shurley -- Assessment of individual resistance to sensory alteration / Robert R. Holt and Leo Goldberger -- Interpersonal relationships in isolated small groups / John H. Rohrer -- Motivations and emotional reactions in early space flights / Philip Solomon -- Time and load factors in astronaut proficiency / Bryce O. Hartman -- Skill maintenance under adverse conditions / Paul M. Fitts -- Measurement of cognitive process / Satosi Watanabe -- Part 4. Special techniques of control. Prolonged hypothermia / F. John Lewis, Peter J. Connaughton and Gordon Holt -- Drugs, space, and cybernetics : evolution to cyborgs / Nathan S. Kline and Manfred Clynes -- Hypnosis as a tool for investigating some problems of space flight / Roy M. Dorcus -- Conclusion / Bernard E. Flaherty.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)250061
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