Volume 6, Issue 2, page 5

Total Amnesia and Sidereal Idiocy Believed Awaiting Man Should HeSeparate Himself Long from Earth's Yesterdays and Tomorrows
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HE ISOLATION of men from their
usual environment, such as will
happen in space flight, has a
profound impact on the function
of the mind. The longer the isolation lasts, the more difficult it is to
This statement was made to a meeting
of the American Medical Association in
San Francisco by Dr. Edwin Z. Levy, member of an aeromedical team at Wright Air
Development Center, Ohio.
"The most distressing thing of all,"
the doctor told the meeting, "is when a
man loses his sense of time. The first
day, he has several biological clocks to
help him 'feel' time