Aging and flexible remembering: contributions of conceptual span, fluid intelligence, and frontal functioning.

@article{Aizpurua2010AgingAF,
  title={Aging and flexible remembering: contributions of conceptual span, fluid intelligence, and frontal functioning.},
  author={Alaitz Aizpurua and Wilma Koutstaal},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={193-207}
}
Aging attenuates the capacity to adaptively and flexibly use episodic memory at different levels of specificity. Older and younger adults were tested on a picture recognition task that required them to make episodic memory decisions at an item-specific (verbatim) versus category-based (gist-based) level on randomly intermixed trials. Specificity modulation… CONTINUE READING