Adult age group differences in story recall style.

  title={Adult age group differences in story recall style.},
  author={Cynthia Trimboli Adams and G Labouvie-vief and C J Hobart and M Dorosz},
  journal={Journal of gerontology},
  volume={45 1},
The story recall style of younger (mean age = 18.67 years) and older adults (mean age = 65.96) was examined in this study. Following presentation of a narrative in either fable or non-fable form, participants produced written responses under one of four recall conditions: total recall, summary, gist, or gist plus moral. Analysis of the response protocols revealed quantitative and qualitative differences associated with age in the non-fable but not the fable condition. In response to the non… CONTINUE READING

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