Language, memory, and aging by Leah L. Light, Deborah M. Burke

By Leah L. Light, Deborah M. Burke

This quantity addresses either the examine on language in previous age suitable to reminiscence, and reminiscence examine appropriate to language in outdated age. lately, there was an upsurge of curiosity within the getting older strategy because it impacts cognition. so much learn awareness has been all in favour of reminiscence and comparatively little has been all in favour of language within the aged. The authors draw on a number methodologies and evaluate younger and older adults (both common and demented). Representing the main views in modern cognition concept, they elevate such present matters because the position of know-how in reminiscence and language, the relation among semantic and episodic reminiscence, the excellence among computerized and attentional techniques, and the usefulness of distinguishing between degrees of processing. This e-book might be welcomed not just as a useful evaluation of an energetic learn boundary yet as an impetus to additional theoretical improvement and empirical work
Shirley Albertson-Owens (SCC professor) is co-author of bankruptcy eight, ''Comprehension of pragmatic implications in younger and older adults.'' Theories of knowledge processing and theories of getting older / Roberta L. Klatzky -- results of getting older on verbal skills : exam of the psychometric literature / Timothy A. Salthouse -- getting older and person changes in reminiscence for written discourse / Joellen T. Hartley -- Geriatric psycholinguistics : syntactic boundaries of oral and written language / Susan Kemper -- getting older and reminiscence activation : the priming of semantic and episodic thoughts / Darlene V. Howard -- automated and effortful semantic methods in outdated age : experimental and naturalistic ways / Deborah M. Burke and Rose Marie Harrold -- Integrating info from discourse : do older adults express deficits? / Elizabeth M. Zelinski -- Comprehension of pragmatic implications in younger and older adults / Leah L. mild and Shirley A. Albertson -- skill idea and the processing of inferences / Rose T. Zacks and Lynn Hasher -- Age modifications in reminiscence for texts : construction deficiency or processing boundaries? / Gillian Cohen -- Episodic reminiscence and data interactions throughout maturity / Gary Gillund and Marion Perlmutter -- The disease of naming in Alzheimer's illness / F. Jacob Huff -- Language and reminiscence processing in senile dementia Alzheimer's sort / Olga B. Emery -- styles of language and reminiscence in previous age / Leah L. gentle and Deborah M. Burke

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1921). Psychological examining in the United States Army. Memoirs of the National Academy of Science, 15, 1-877. Aging and individual differences in memory for written discourse Joellen T. Hartley People differ in important and measurable ways along a number of dimensions of human functioning. The study of such individual differences has been undertaken traditionally by psychometricians, and their work has shaped current ideas concerning intelligence and personality. Other branches of psychology have been concerned also with the question of individual differences, but from a different point of view: namely, assuring through methods of control that these differences do not obscure or bias the results of experimental studies.

Memoirs of the National Academy of Science, 15, 1-877. Aging and individual differences in memory for written discourse Joellen T. Hartley People differ in important and measurable ways along a number of dimensions of human functioning. The study of such individual differences has been undertaken traditionally by psychometricians, and their work has shaped current ideas concerning intelligence and personality. Other branches of psychology have been concerned also with the question of individual differences, but from a different point of view: namely, assuring through methods of control that these differences do not obscure or bias the results of experimental studies.

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