Submitting Campus

Daytona Beach

Department

Department of Human Factors & Systems

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication/Presentation Date

4-1994

Abstract/Description

The fatigue and cognitive performance deficits associated with sleep loss and stress have motivated the search for effective nonpharmacological countermeasures. The purpose of the present study was to examine the potential behavioral effects of tyrosine, an amino-acid presursor to dopamine and norepinephrine, during an episode of continuous nighttime work involving one night of sleep loss.

Location

Colorado Springs, CO

Number of Pages

6

Additional Information

Dr. Shappell was not affiliated with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at the time this paper was published.

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