Awareness of sleepiness and ability to predict sleep onset: Can drivers avoid falling asleep at the wheel? – Safety & Performance Research Summaries

Abstract Objectives Regarding the causes of sleep-related accidents, this study assesses whether individuals can anticipate sleep onset accurately and how individuals acknowledge and use physiological and cognitive cues to make judgments related to sleep onset. Methods A group of 41 partially sleep-deprived subjects predicted the likelihood of sleep in 30 consecutive two-minute intervals and noted… … Continue reading Awareness of sleepiness and ability to predict sleep onset: Can drivers avoid falling asleep at the wheel? – Safety & Performance Research Summaries