Aideen J. Stronge

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The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between force control and cognitive performance under dual-task conditions in younger (18-22 years) and older adults (65-77 years). Cognitive (n-back test) and motor performance (force-tracking) was measured independently and simultaneously. Results indicated overall age-related differences for the(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between strategy use and search success on the World Wide Web (i.e., the Web) for experienced Web users. An additional goal was to extend understanding of how the age of the searcher may influence strategy use. BACKGROUND Current investigations of information search and retrieval on(More)
Electronic personal health records (PHRs) have the potential to both make health information more accessible to patients and function as a decision-support system for patients managing chronic conditions. Age-related changes in cognition may make traditional strategies of integrating and understanding existing (i.e., paper-based) health information more(More)
The number of older adults is increasing, and telemedicine has the potential to improve their access to health care. Telemedicine systems have been shown to benefit older adults by increasing peer support interactions, providing health-care access to older adults in rural communities, reducing the cost of health care, increasing exercise, reducing pain and(More)
The benefits of telemedicine systems within the U.S. military have been widely recognized. However, a number of telemedicine systems have encountered resistance and have failed to be adopted and widely used. The purpose of the present project was to use a human factors analysis to characterize the facilitators and impediments to the use of a teledermatology(More)
The purpose of the present study was to gain insight into the mental representations (e.g., mental models, analogies, user models) that people generate of the World Wide Web. There were three groups of participants included in this study: younger adults with web experience, older adults with web experience, and older adults without web experience. All three(More)
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