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Variations In Absolute Visual Thresholds During Acceleration Stress

Report Number: WADD TR 60-34
Author: White, William J.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Division
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Division
Date of Publication: 1960-04
Pages: 18
Contract: Laboratory Research - No Contract
Project: 7222
Task: 71712
PB Number: PB171009
AD Number: AD0243612

Abstract:
Measurements are reported on the effects of moderate acceleration upon the absolute thresholds of foveal (cone) and peripheral (rod) vision.

This experiment shows that accelerative stress has a consistent and progressive effect on visual performance, this effect being proportional to the magnitude of the positive accelerations.


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