Author Topic: Effect of Music on Air Traffic Controllers  (Read 4871 times)

Offline athaker

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Effect of Music on Air Traffic Controllers
« on: March 22, 2008, 11:55:06 AM »
One of the 911 dispatchers I work with emailed this article today on "The effect of preferred music listening on stress levels of air traffic controllers."




Offline Robin Rebhan

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Re: Effect of Music on Air Traffic Controllers
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2008, 12:38:37 PM »
Great! Now after reading the article, I'm stressed out!  :wink:

Offline FlySafe

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Re: Effect of Music on Air Traffic Controllers
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2008, 05:37:27 PM »
Too bad the music died Labor Day 2006 :-(

Offline RV1

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Re: Effect of Music on Air Traffic Controllers
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2008, 09:29:52 PM »
Music was banned because it could be a 'distraction' to controllers. Never was there an accident with a contributing factor listed as a radio station or a song. There are many more 'distractions' that we deal with like the telephone with people asking 'are you open?' (no, I just came in to answer the phone), 'are you going to stay open later until my flight gets there?' (the facility door will not hit me in the behind any later than it always does), ' do you think the fog will lift soon?', (I'd like to answer that for you but I just dropped and broke my crystal ball), and my personal favorite 'are there any delays going to XYZ?' (does the sun rise in the east? You have time to order pizza).
Music is said to be able to tame the beast. We aren't animals, but sometimes we.....
could you turn that up a bit?