KNOWLEDGE OF AGEING: AN INTERGENERATIONAL COMPARISON

@inproceedings{Luszcz1985KNOWLEDGEOA,
  title={KNOWLEDGE OF AGEING: AN INTERGENERATIONAL COMPARISON},
  author={Mary A. Luszcz and Irene Paull and Karen M. Fitzgerald},
  year={1985}
}
Thirty adolescent, middle-aged, and elderly people participated in a study examining cohort differences in knowledge of ageing. Each responded to Miller and Dodder's10 version of Palmore's1 Facts on Ageing Quiz. Age and percentage correct on the quiz were positively correlated. Adolescents knew significantly less about ageing than the aged but middle aged adults knew about the same. Physical aspects of ageing were known better than psychosocial and demographic characteristics. Cohorts shared… CONTINUE READING