Aging and retrieval of words in semantic memory.

@article{Bowles1985AgingAR,
  title={Aging and retrieval of words in semantic memory.},
  author={N L Bowles and Leonard W. Poon},
  journal={Journal of gerontology},
  year={1985},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={71-7}
}
Twenty-four young and 24 old adults participated in a lexical decision task (Study 1) in which they judged whether letter strings were words. No age differences were found in either accuracy or response latency. In Study 2 18 young and 18 old adults participated in a word retrieval study in which the stimulus was the definition of a target word and the task was to name the word that was defined. Younger adults were superior in word retrieval as measured by both number of successful retrievals… CONTINUE READING

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