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Decreases in working memory capacity for sentence stimuli with adult aging
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Previous studies have found that older adults have poorer immediate recall for language. Older adults may recall fewer chunks from working memory, or may have difficulty binding words or sentences together to form multi-unit ...
Age differences in memory for names: the effect of pre-learned semantic associations
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
The present experiments investigated whether participants could use basic semantic information about a person (i.e., a "mediator"), such as an occupation, to help link that person's name to his or her face. In each of three ...
Assessing the role of pair familiarity in the associative deficit of older adults
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
While aging causes relatively minor impairment in recognition memory for components, older adults' ability to remember associations between components is typically significantly compromised, relative to that of younger ...