Physiological Estimation of the State of the Central Nervous System of Students in the Period of Educational Activity

Nikolaeva E.N., Kolosova O.N.

During the academic year period from 2014 to 2016 we studied physiological state of the central nervous system (CNS) of 1st and 2nd year students of the North-Eastern Federal University named after M.K. Ammosova: girls (n = 72) and boys (n = 48). The average age of the students was 19.96 ± 0.23 years old. For study of physiological features of the CNS condition and evaluation of the mobility of nervous processes, we determined a simple visual-motor reaction (SVMR) using hardware-software complex «NS-Psychotest». The study revealed a decrease in the functional state of the central nervous system at almost 50 % of the students studying in the North conditions, development of fatigue processes in the nervous system and a slight decrease in performance, which correlates with a high level of personal anxiety and low emotional stability of the students.

Key words: neuroticism, anxiety, students, functional state, central nervous system, visual-motor reactions, adaptation.

Science and Education, 2017, No.3, pp.96-100