Comparison of older people and patients with frontal lesions: evidence from world list learning.

@article{Stuss1996ComparisonOO,
  title={Comparison of older people and patients with frontal lesions: evidence from world list learning.},
  author={Donald T. Stuss and Fergus I. M. Craik and L Sayer and David C Franchi and Michael P. Alexander},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={387-95}
}
We examined the hypothesis that changes in memory performance of older normal participants are due to frontal lobe dysfunction by comparing three groups of normal individuals (young, middle-aged, and older) with three groups of patients who had documented lesions in specific frontal regions: unilateral right, unilateral left, and bilateral. All participants were given 4 successive learning trials on each of 3 lists of words: unrelated, related but presented in a pseudo-random order, and related… CONTINUE READING

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