Older couple unaware of the dangerous bear on the porch…

January 24th, 2014 No Comments

Visiting Angels - In The NewsCouple unaware of bear on porch

Did you see the video of the older couple who walked out their front door, completely missing the bear standing just feet from them? A security camera shows what happened. Thankfully, the couple is unharmed and all is well.

We might think, how could anyone miss such a seemingly obvious visitor? One explanation may be age-related. In general, as we age our reaction time decreases. This can affect our senses including sight, sound, smell, and touch. Decrease in peripheral vision might be a factor as our field of vision narrows as we age. Certain medications or health conditions may also slow reaction time.

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