Age differences and divided attention: is there a general deficit?

@article{Ribaupierre2003AgeDA,
  title={Age differences and divided attention: is there a general deficit?},
  author={Anik De Ribaupierre and Catherine Ludwig},
  journal={Experimental aging research},
  year={2003},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          79-105
        }
}
It was the goal of this study to determine whether there were age differences specifically associated with the ability to simultaneously execute two tasks, and whether cognitive costs correlated across different situations. Eighty-one young and 86 older adults underwent nine tasks, administered both in single and in dual conditions. Results showed large age differences in raw performances in all conditions. However, a larger cognitive cost in the older adults sample, as assessed by an Age x… CONTINUE READING

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