Age differences in what is viewed and remembered in complex conjunction search.

@article{Williams2009AgeDI,
  title={Age differences in what is viewed and remembered in complex conjunction search.},
  author={Carrick C. Williams and Rose T. Zacks and John M. Henderson},
  journal={Quarterly journal of experimental psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={946-66}
}
Older and younger adults searched arrays of 12 unique real-world photographs for a specified object (e.g., a yellow drill) among distractors (e.g., yellow telephone, red drill, and green door). Eye-tracking data from 24 of 48 participants in each age group showed generally similar search patterns for the younger and older adults but there were some interesting differences. Older adults processed all the items in the arrays more slowly than the younger adults (e.g., they had longer fixation… CONTINUE READING