Human Factors Research Needs for an Aging Population

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This book describes the demographic, sociological, and ecological background of the aging society, identifies human factors problems associated with aging, summarizes currently relevant information, and recommends directions for research. It suggests a program of research and technology development for the purpose of ameliorating the effects of functional changes that accompany the aging process and provides a basis for additional research and application of human factors engineering data to the design of environments in which aging people must function.

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Panel on Human Factors Research Issues for an Aging Population, Committee on Human Factors, National Research Council


1 Front Matter; 2 1. Introduction; 3 2. Human Factors Problems Associated with Aging; 4 3. What New Knowledge is Needed?; 5 4. Research Gaps, Opportunities, and Priorities; 6 5. Strategic Recommendations; 7 6. Conclusions; 8 References; 9 Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1990
  • ISBN13: 9780309041782
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 110
  • ID: 9780309041782
  • weight: 159
  • ISBN10: 0309041783

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