G53 – Don’t forget older adults did not grow up using computers, “the odds are stacked against them”.

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Guideline:

Don’t forget older adults did not grow up using computers, “the odds are stacked against them”.

Guideline Description:

The older adults did not grown using computers, for this reason, in general they have difficulties in using them and consequently they are not familiar with many metaphors used in these systems.

Example:

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An older adult using a computer.

Source:

Healthcare TV Based User Interfaces for Older Adults, 2010

Tags:

Cognitive, Computer, Elderly, Learnability, User Experience, Testing

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