ERIC Number: EJ356522
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Simulation in Familiarizing Older People with an Unknown Building.
Hunt, Michael E.; Roll, Mary K.
Gerontologist, v27 n2 p169-75 Apr 1987
Examined how successfully an environmental simulation technique could provide older people with a working knowledge of an unknown building. Compared three groups of participants: site visit (n=20); simulation (n=20); and control (n=20). Found simulation comparable to site visits in instilling confidence in way-finding ability, providing a mental image of the building, and fostering efficient way-finding. (Author/ABB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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