This book describes the Pineal Gland (The Third Eye) and its Function.
The pineal gland is a small organ shaped like a pine cone located on the midline attached by a hollow stalk to the posterior of the roof of the third ventricle in the brain.
The pineal gland secretes melatonin that regulates biological rhythms.
The light-transducing ability has led some to call the pineal gland the third eye.
This book is the most comprehensive reference work available concerning (1) the genesis and history of maritime watchstanding and (2) more than a half-century of research concerning different watchstanding plans. Includes assessments of more than 35 watchstanding plans that have been observed in civilian or military operations and/or studied in laboratories, and 331 technical references.
How do you know whether human fatigue was a factor in causing an accident? The fatigue scorecard, scoring procedures and basic information about sleep, circadian rhythms and fatigue described here will help you decide. Seven fatigue indicators explained that raise “red flags” with respect to the likelihood that human performance may have been impaired by fatigue at the time of a mishap.
One of the aeromedical research groups at Brooks Air Force Base, Texas, focused on human cognitive performance. This historical review summarizes the work of that group from its founding through its closing, including biographies of scientists who influenced the group, the devices and techniques used by the group, and the group’s scientific contributions.