Adult age differences in elaborations produced during prose recall.

  title={Adult age differences in elaborations produced during prose recall.},
  author={Onstad Gould and L A Trevithick and Roger A. Dixon},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  volume={6 1},
This study focused on adult age differences in the characteristics and quantity of elaborations produced during a prose recall task. Young (M = 24.3 years) and older (M = 67.9 years) adults were tested in 3 same-age, same-gender group size conditions: individual, dyad, and tetrad. Elaborations, which are statements not contained in the text but not inconsistent with it, were divided into 2 major categories. Denotative elaborations included statements that were closely related to the text and… CONTINUE READING

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