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The impact of age stereotypes on older adults' hazard perception performance and driving confidence

Chapman, Lyn; Sargent-Cox, Kerry; Horswill, Mark; Anstey, Kaarin

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This study examined the effect of age-stereotype threat on older adults' performance on a task measuring hazard perception performance in driving. The impact of age-stereotype threat in relation to the value participants placed on driving and pre- and post-task confidence in driving ability was also investigated. Eighty-six adults aged from 65 years of age completed a questionnaire measuring demographic information, driving experience, selfrated health, driving importance, and driving...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-01-09
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11387
Source: Journal of Applied Gerontology
DOI: 10.1177/0733464813517505

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