Age-dependent and age-independent human memory persistence is enhanced by delayed posttraining methylphenidate administration.

@article{Izquierdo2008AgedependentAA,
  title={Age-dependent and age-independent human memory persistence is enhanced by delayed posttraining methylphenidate administration.},
  author={Ivan A. Izquierdo and L{\'i}a R. M. Bevilaqua and Janine Inez Rossato and Ram{\'o}n Hypolito Lima and Jorge Horacio Medina and Mart{\'i}n Cammarota},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2008},
  volume={105 49},
  pages={19504-7}
}
Healthy human volunteers 16-82 years of age with at least 10 years of schooling were exposed to two different memory tasks. The first task involved incidental memory. The subjects were asked, as casually as possible: "Did you watch any movie on TV 2 days ago? And 7 days ago? If so, do you remember the title of the movie(s) and the name of the first two actors (actresses)?" Retention scores (maximum = 3: title, actor 1, and actor 2) were equally high (overall mean = 2.6, n = 61) in all age… CONTINUE READING