Mathias Basner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Maximizing sensitivity of the psychomotor vigilance test (PVT) to sleep loss
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Sleep 34:581-91. 2011
  2. pmc An adaptive-duration version of the PVT accurately tracks changes in psychomotor vigilance induced by sleep restriction
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Sleep 35:193-202. 2012
  3. pmc Single and combined effects of air, road, and rail traffic noise on sleep and recuperation
    Mathias Basner
    German Aerospace Center DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Cologne, Germany
    Sleep 34:11-23. 2011
  4. pmc Fitness for duty: a 3-minute version of the Psychomotor Vigilance Test predicts fatigue-related declines in luggage-screening performance
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1146-54. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Arousal threshold determination in 1862: Kohlschütter's measurements on the firmness of sleep
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Unit of Experimental Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Sleep Med 11:417-22. 2010
  6. pmc Dubious bargain: trading sleep for Leno and Letterman
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Sleep 32:747-52. 2009
  7. pmc Effects of night work, sleep loss and time on task on simulated threat detection performance
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Sleep 31:1251-9. 2008
  8. pmc American time use survey: sleep time and its relationship to waking activities
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Sleep 30:1085-95. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Annoyance and self-reported sleep disturbance due to night-time railway noise examined in the field
    Sibylle Pennig
    German Aerospace Center DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, 51170 Cologne, Germany
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:3109-17. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Examining nocturnal railway noise and aircraft noise in the field: sleep, psychomotor performance, and annoyance
    Eva Maria Elmenhorst
    German Aerospace Centre, DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, 51170 Cologne, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 424:48-56. 2012

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Maximizing sensitivity of the psychomotor vigilance test (PVT) to sleep loss
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Sleep 34:581-91. 2011
    ..To promote standardization of the PVT and increase its sensitivity and specificity to sleep loss, we determined PVT metrics and task durations that optimally discriminated sleep deprived subjects from alert subjects...
  2. pmc An adaptive-duration version of the PVT accurately tracks changes in psychomotor vigilance induced by sleep restriction
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Sleep 35:193-202. 2012
    ..Therefore, we developed and validated an adaptive-duration version of the PVT (PVT-A) that stops sampling once it has gathered enough information to correctly classify PVT performance...
  3. pmc Single and combined effects of air, road, and rail traffic noise on sleep and recuperation
    Mathias Basner
    German Aerospace Center DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Cologne, Germany
    Sleep 34:11-23. 2011
    ..Traffic noise disturbs sleep and may impair recuperation. There is limited information on single and combined effects of air, road, and rail traffic noise on sleep and recuperation...
  4. pmc Fitness for duty: a 3-minute version of the Psychomotor Vigilance Test predicts fatigue-related declines in luggage-screening performance
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1146-54. 2011
    ..To evaluate the ability of a 3-minute Psychomotor Vigilance Test (PVT) to predict fatigue-related performance decrements on a simulated luggage-screening task (SLST)...
  5. doi request reprint Arousal threshold determination in 1862: Kohlschütter's measurements on the firmness of sleep
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Unit of Experimental Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Sleep Med 11:417-22. 2010
    ..This does not belittle his achievement of being the first to systematically investigate arousal thresholds across the night without the help of electrophysiologic measurement techniques...
  6. pmc Dubious bargain: trading sleep for Leno and Letterman
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Sleep 32:747-52. 2009
    ..We sought to identify waking activities under discretionary control and adjacent to the sleep period that would be a more feasible source for increasing sleep time...
  7. pmc Effects of night work, sleep loss and time on task on simulated threat detection performance
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Sleep 31:1251-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the effects of night work and sleep loss on a simulated luggage screening task (SLST) that mimicked the x-ray system used by airport luggage screeners...
  8. pmc American time use survey: sleep time and its relationship to waking activities
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Sleep 30:1085-95. 2007
    ..To gain some insight into how various behavioral (lifestyle) factors influence sleep duration, by investigation of the relationship of sleep time to waking activities using the American Time Use Survey (ATUS)...
  9. doi request reprint Annoyance and self-reported sleep disturbance due to night-time railway noise examined in the field
    Sibylle Pennig
    German Aerospace Center DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, 51170 Cologne, Germany
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:3109-17. 2012
    ..The responses of this subject sample referring to railway noise in the previous night point to rather low impairments of exposed residents...
  10. doi request reprint Examining nocturnal railway noise and aircraft noise in the field: sleep, psychomotor performance, and annoyance
    Eva Maria Elmenhorst
    German Aerospace Centre, DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, 51170 Cologne, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 424:48-56. 2012
    ..Railway noise proved less annoying than aircraft noise in surveys which were the bases for a so called 5 dB railway bonus regarding noise protection in many European countries...
  11. doi request reprint Pressure variations on a train - Where is the threshold to railway passenger discomfort?
    Sandra Schwanitz
    German Aerospace Center DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Department of Flight Physiology, Linder Hohe, 51147 Cologne, Germany
    Appl Ergon 44:200-9. 2013
    ..g. 50% dissatisfied passengers regarding a pressure increase of approximately 30 mbar within 5 s). The findings may help design engineers to meet passengers' comfort requirements...
  12. doi request reprint Effects of nocturnal aircraft noise on cognitive performance in the following morning: dose-response relationships in laboratory and field
    Eva Maria Elmenhorst
    DLR German Aerospace Centre, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Linder Hoehe, 51170 Cologne, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:743-51. 2010
    ..We investigated in laboratory and field studies whether noise-induced sleep fragmentation is associated with performance impairments in a psychomotor vigilance task (PVT) and a memory search task...
  13. ncbi request reprint Aircraft noise: effects on macro- and microstructure of sleep
    Mathias Basner
    German Aerospace Center DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Koln, Germany
    Sleep Med 9:382-7. 2008
    ..The effects of aircraft noise on sleep macrostructure (Rechtschaffen and Kales) and microstructure (American Sleep Disorders Association [ASDA] arousal criteria) were investigated...
  14. doi request reprint Aircraft noise effects on sleep: mechanisms, mitigation and research needs
    Mathias Basner
    Unit for Experimental Psychiatry, Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Noise Health 12:95-109. 2010
    ..Despite the existing gaps in knowledge on long-term health effects, sufficient data are available for defining limit values, guidelines and protection concepts, which should be updated with the availability of new data...
  15. doi request reprint Critical appraisal of methods for the assessment of noise effects on sleep
    Mathias Basner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Noise Health 14:321-9. 2012
    ..These could be used as a starting point for the generation of an expert consensus...
  16. pmc Mars 520-d mission simulation reveals protracted crew hypokinesis and alterations of sleep duration and timing
    Mathias Basner
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Unit for Experimental Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:2635-40. 2013
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  17. pmc An ECG-based algorithm for the automatic identification of autonomic activations associated with cortical arousal
    Mathias Basner
    German Aerospace Center, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Koln, Germany
    Sleep 30:1349-61. 2007
    ..Visual EEG arousal scoring is time consuming and suffers from low interobserver agreement. We hypothesized that information on changes in heart rate alone suffice to predict the occurrence of cortical arousal...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pilot workload during approaches: comparison of simulated standard and noise-abatement profiles
    Eva Maria Elmenhorst
    DLR German Aerospace Center, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Cologne, Germany
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:364-70. 2009
    ..A new noise-reduced landing approach was tested--a Segmented Continuous Descent Approach (SCDA)-with regard to the resulting workload on pilots...
  19. doi request reprint Aircraft noise effects on sleep: a systematic comparison of EEG awakenings and automatically detected cardiac activations
    Mathias Basner
    German Aerospace Center DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, 51170 Cologne, Germany
    Physiol Meas 29:1089-103. 2008
    ..This inexpensive, objective and non-invasive method facilitates large-scale field studies on the effects of traffic noise on sleep...
  20. doi request reprint Markov processes for the prediction of aircraft noise effects on sleep
    Mathias Basner
    German Aerospace Center, Institute of Areospace Medicine, Cologne, Germany
    Med Decis Making 30:275-89. 2010
    ..Aircraft noise disturbs sleep and impairs recuperation. Authorities plan to expand Frankfurt airport...
  21. pmc Effect of a protected sleep period on hours slept during extended overnight in-hospital duty hours among medical interns: a randomized trial
    Kevin G Volpp
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, 1120 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    JAMA 308:2208-17. 2012
    ..A 2009 Institute of Medicine report recommended protected sleep periods for medicine trainees on extended overnight shifts, a position reinforced by new Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education requirements...
  22. doi request reprint Circadian rhythms, sleep deprivation, and human performance
    Namni Goel
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci 119:155-90. 2013
    ..A key goal of this work is to identify biomarkers that accurately predict human performance in situations in which the circadian and sleep homeostatic systems are perturbed. ..
  23. doi request reprint Continuous assessments of pressure comfort on a train -- a field-laboratory comparison
    Sandra Schwanitz
    German Aerospace Center DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Department of Flight Physiology, Linder Hohe, 51147 Cologne, Germany
    Appl Ergon 44:11-7. 2013
    ..g. high amplitudes, short durations), pressure events of the recent past significantly influenced current discomfort. Design engineers may use these findings to improve train and tunnel design...
  24. ncbi request reprint Aircraft noise effects on sleep: application of the results of a large polysomnographic field study
    Mathias Basner
    German Aerospace Center DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, 51170 Cologne, Germany
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:2772-84. 2006
    ..Issues concerned with the representativeness of the study sample are discussed...