Aging and perceived event structure as a function of modality.

  title={Aging and perceived event structure as a function of modality.},
  author={Joseph Magliano and Kristopher Kopp and M Windy McNerney and Gabriel Radvansky and Jeffrey M. Zacks},
  journal={Neuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section B, Aging, neuropsychology and cognition},
  volume={19 1-2},
The majority of research on situation model processing in older adults has focused on narrative texts. Much of this research has shown that many important aspects of constructing a situation model for a text are preserved and may even improve with age. However, narratives need not be text-based, and little is known as to whether these findings generalize to visually-based narratives. The present study assessed the impact of story modality on event segmentation, which is a basic component of… CONTINUE READING

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