Younger Adults

Some articles on adults, younger, younger adults:

Autobiographical Memory - Effects of Age - Age Effects
... minor age differences, but distinctions between semantic versus episodic memories in older adults compared with younger people have been found ... Using four groups of adults aged 40–79, Piolino and colleagues found evidence for a greater decline in episodic memories with longer retention intervals and a more substantial age-r ... events from five life periods, older adults concentrated more on semantic details which were not tied to a distinct temporal or spatial context ...
Positivity Effect
... Both older and younger adults process emotional data over neural data ... Studies have found that older adults are more likely than younger adults to pay attention to positive than negative stimuli (as assessed by the dot-probe paradigm and eye-tracking methods) ... In addition, compared with younger adults' memories, older adults' memories are more likely to consist of positive than negative information and more likely ...
The Role of Interference in Memory Span
... For older adults, span estimates increased with each PI-reducing manipulation for younger adults, scores increased when multiple PI manipulations were combined or when PI-r ... The impact of PI is greater for older adults than for younger adults ... Older adults showed relatively poor span performance when PI was maximal ...
Choice-supportive Bias Increases With Age - Regulation of Emotion
... In general, older adults are more likely to remember emotional aspects of situations than are younger adults ... For example, on a memory characteristic questionnaire, older adults rated remembered events as having more associated thoughts and feelings than did ... Studies have shown that when younger adults are encouraged to remember the emotional aspect of a choice, they are more likely to show choice-supportive bias ...

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