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Peripheral visual processing and driving safety in later life : development of a screening test and congnitive intervention for older drivers

Hatherly, Chris

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One of many challenges presented by an ageing population is to ensure safe automotive mobility for an increasing number of older drivers. Self-monitoring of abilities, compensatory behavioural strategies and modem technologies can help older drivers to maintain their safety on the road. However, age-related changes in basic cognitive, physical and sensory abilities inevitably affect our ability to safely control a car. A holistic approach to this issue requires effective screening of older...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/149657
DOI: 10.25911/5d5fcc736dbf5
Access Rights: Open Access

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