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This study was designed to assess the impact and generalization of mnemonics training in older adults. We attempted to maximize the task's ecological validity and the motivation of participants. Ten older adults were initially tested in a standard free recall task. All participants were next trained to use the method of loci. This technique was then used to(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the long-term impact of providing training in mnemonics to a small group of elderly adults. We wished to determine if such training could be utilized effectively some three years (34 months) after initial training. Nine of ten original subjects consented to take part in the retesting exercise. Ages ranged from 66 to(More)
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