ERIC Number: EJ642877
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Manuals for the Elderly: Which Information Cannot Be Missed?
Van Horen, F. M.; Jansen, C.; Maes, A; Noordman, L. G. M.
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v31 n4 p415-31 2001
Explores the effects of the absence of different information types in instructions on action performance for different age groups. Finds that the absence of goal information, consequence information and identification information in the instructions proved to have a negative effect on task performance, especially for the elderly participants. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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