CHANGE IN REACTION AND PERCEPTION IN OLD PEOPLE

VERAENDERTE REAKTION UND WAHRNEHMUNG BEIM AELTEREN MENSCHEN

IN COMPARISON WITH YOUNG PEOPLE THE POWERS OF REACTION AND PERCEPTION OF OLD PEOPLE ARE REDUCED, AND IN ORDER TO REMOVE THEIR UNCERTAINTY IN ROAD TRAFFIC, A TRAINING AND INFORMATION PROGRAMME WAS DEVELOPED FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING PARTICIPATION OF OLD PEOPLE IN EVERYDAY LIFE AS LONG AS POSSIBLE. A SERIES OF EXPERIMENTS, WHICH WERE CARRIED OUT WITH THE LEARNING CAPACITY AND ABILITY OF OLD PEOPLE IN MIND, HAVE SHOWN THAT BY VARYING SOME PARAMETERS OLD PEOPLE COULD COMPETE WELL WITH YOUNG ONES. ABILITIES CAN BE DEVELOPED IN OLD AGE WHICH CAN COMPENSATE FOR OTHERS THAT DIMINISH, BUT ARE PRESENT IN YOUNG PEOPLE. THE TRAINING PROGRAMME DEVELOPED FOR THE INCREASE IN EFFICIENCY OF OLD PEOPLE COMPRISES A NUMBER OF EXERCISES, SUCH AS GYMNASTICS, DANCING AND OTHER BODY EXERCISES, RESULTING IN A CONSIDERABLE IMPROVEMENT IN ABILITY. OTHER TRAINING PROGRAMMES FOR THE TRAINING OF REACTION AND PERCEPTION ARE STILL TO BE DEVELOPED.

  • Authors:
    • HEIDEMANN, R
  • Publication Date: 1976-12

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  • German

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  • Accession Number: 01300294
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 7:47AM