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Psychological (clinical, observational, psychometric and psychophysiological) studies on Scott Base staff who wintered over in successive parties
Entry ID: K017_1976_1978_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: A temporary psychological and psychophysiological laboratory was set up at Scott Base to obtain psychometric, psychophysical and psychophysiological data from nine men who had wintered over. The scientific aim was to measure precisely any changes that might have arisen on certain cognitive, personality and physiological factors over the winter period.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1976-12-10
Stop Date: 1976-12-19

Start Date: 1977-10-08
Stop Date: 1977-10-23
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 4 463 6031 xtn 6031
Fax: +64 4 463 5402
Email: Tony.Taylor at vuw.ac.nz
Contact Address:
School of Psychology
Victoria University of Wellington
PO BOX 600
City: Wellington
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Taylor, A.J.W. Psychological effects of Antarctic service. New Zealand Antarctic record 1(2): 31-34, 1978.

Barabasz, A.F. Electroencephalography, isolation and hypnotic capability at Scott Base. New Zealand Antarctic record 1(2): 35-42, 1978.

Barabasz, A.F. Gregson, R.A.M. Effects of wintering-over on the perception of odourants at Scott Base. New Zealand Antarctic record 1(3): 14-23, 1978.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-10-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-10-15

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