Aging References for PerceptionThis is a start if you're looking for references regarding aging,
many of them are related to perceptual aging.
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SENSORY CHANGES, GENERAL/MULTIPLE
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TOUCH AND DEXTERITY
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MOBILITY AND BALANCE
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