Virtual Reality and Driving: The Road to Better Assessment for Cognitively Impaired Populations

  title={Virtual Reality and Driving: The Road to Better Assessment for Cognitively Impaired Populations},
  author={Maria T. Schultheis and Ronald R. Mourant},
  journal={Presence: Teleoperators & Virtual Environments},
Individuals with cognitive impairments can be faced with difficulties that may challenge their ability to drive an automobile, and this impairment is often very disruptive to vocational, social, and domestic activities. Rehabilitation specialists are often given the task of determining capacity to drive. However, traditional assessment methods are fraught with various limitations, including dependence on subjective interpretation of behaviors, nonstandardized procedures, and few ecologically… CONTINUE READING

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