This paper determines if manipulating the order and type of practice would affect the outcome of training for both young and older adults. As a results, the data indicates that having performed the task at all provided some benefit in terms of reaction time. The subjects were able to acquire the skill of performing the task in the first version. They performed and this skill acquisition aided their subsequent performance. In addition, the benefits of prior practice were longer lasting for older adults relative to young adults.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society|
|State||Published - 1994|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering