Age-related differences in three-dimensional spatial memory.

  title={Age-related differences in three-dimensional spatial memory.},
  author={Katie E. Cherry and Denise C. Park},
  journal={Journal of gerontology},
  volume={44 1},
This study focused on understanding age differences in spatial memory within a framework relating stimulus qualities to performance. It was hypothesized that elderly adults' spatial memory would be more disadvantaged, relative to young adults, with abstract, meaningless objects than with everyday objects. The study examined differences in memory for the horizontal, vertical, and depth dimensional planes of space in a 4 x 4 x 4 plexiglass cube. College students and community-dwelling adults… CONTINUE READING

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