Bruno Baracat

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Twelve young adults (age 21-25 years) and twelve older adults (age 57-65 years) performed a visual discrimination task (parallel lines) in which the following factors were manipulated: the difference in the length of the lines (3% and 9%), signal exposure duration (150, 750, and 2000 ms), and presentation modality (simultaneous and successive). The effect(More)
In this paper we examined plan continuation error (PCE), a well known error made by pilots consisting in continuing the flight plan despite adverse meteorological conditions. Our hypothesis is that a large range of strong negative emotional consequences, including those induced by economic pressure, are associated with the decision to revise the flight plan(More)
This study examined age-related differences in decision criteria and the extent to which inconsistencies in earlier findings could be due to sampling artifacts, especially the underlying effects of educational level and sex. Male and female participants (N = 3,059) from 4 age groups (32, 42, 52, and 62 years) and a wide range of educational levels performed(More)
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