nodding

(redirected from microsleep)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Synonyms for nodding

Synonyms for nodding

having branches or flower heads that bend downward

References in periodicals archive ?
This effect occurs at an early stage when drowsiness kicks in -- often before the dangerous microsleep phase.
Often that shut-eye takes the form of microsleep, an episode of sleep lasting anywhere from a fraction of a second to 30 seconds, and it contributes to errors and accidents on the job.
With more than 15 years of experience, Seeing Machines uses advanced detection and prevention safety assistance technologies to track eye and facial movement in order to monitor fatigue, drowsiness and distraction events, such as microsleeps, texting and cell phone use as they occur, while providing for a real-time intervention strategy, which improves operator, driver and environmental safety, preserves assets, and reduces risk.
com PERFECT FOR POWER NAPS Persuade your boss that workplace snoozing is a good thing by using this tie to take performance-boosting microsleeps at your desk.
As the pressure for sleep increases, the brain will unpredictably try to insert snatches of sleep: lapses or microsleeps.
The findings coincide with a new series of Department for Transport (Df T) radio advertisements alerting drivers to the dangers of microsleeps.
This explanation would be consistent with the concept of microsleeps, in which the brain stops processing information, even though the eyes may still be open.
Seeing Machines uses advanced detection and prevention safety assistance technologies to track eye and facial movement in order to monitor fatigue, drowsiness and distraction events, like texting or microsleeps as they occur, while providing for a real-time intervention strategy, which improves operator, driver and environmental safety, preserves assets, and reduces risk.
Fatigue and microsleeps while motoring are often the cause of serious accidents.
The FAST program will accept all the above information (except medication effects) and produce plots of expected levels of cognitive performance, including a numerical assessment of the predicted effectiveness of the mishap member and propensity for lapses or microsleeps at the time of the mishap.
We are unlikely to know we have slept unless it lasts at least two minutes, and microsleeps of a few seconds are common -even among airline pilots while flying a plane.
I had a series of microsleeps - the momentary loss of consciousness which can also happen to over-tired drivers at the wheel.