Age Differences in Episodic Associative Learning

@article{Clark2018AgeDI,
  title={Age Differences in Episodic Associative Learning},
  author={Rachel Clark and Eliot Hazeltine and Michael V. Freedberg and Michelle W. Voss},
  journal={Psychology and Aging},
  year={2018},
  volume={33},
  pages={144–157}
}
Compared with young adults, older adults demonstrate difficulty forming and retrieving episodic memories. One proposed mechanism is that older adults are impaired at binding information into nonoverlapping representations, which is a key function of the hippocampus. The current experiments evaluate age differences in acquiring new memories using a novel episodic associative learning (EAL) task designed to tap hippocampal-dependent binding. The task involved repeated exposure of stimuli pairs… 

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