Aging and verbal memory span: a meta-analysis.

  title={Aging and verbal memory span: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Kara L. Bopp and Paul Michel Bernard Verhaeghen},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  volume={60 5},
Using Brinley plots, this meta-analysis provides a quantitative examination of age differences in eight verbal span tasks. The main conclusions are these: (a) there are age differences in all verbal span tasks; (b) the data support the conclusion that working memory span is more age sensitive than short-term memory span; and (c) there is a linear… CONTINUE READING