Aging and measures of processing speed

@article{Salthouse2000AgingAM,
  title={Aging and measures of processing speed},
  author={Timothy Salthouse},
  journal={Biological Psychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={54},
  pages={35-54}
}
  • T. Salthouse
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
Many variables have been assumed to reflect speed of processing, and most are strongly related to age in the period of adulthood. One of the primary theoretical questions with respect to aging and speed concerns the relative roles of specific and general age-related effects on particular speed variables. Distinguishing between specific (or unique) and general (or shared) age-related influences on measures of speed has been complicated, in part because the issues are sometimes framed in terms of… Expand

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