Dynamic adjustments of attentional control in healthy aging.

@article{Aschenbrenner2017DynamicAO,
  title={Dynamic adjustments of attentional control in healthy aging.},
  author={Andrew J Aschenbrenner and David A. Balota},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  year={2017},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={
          1-15
        }
}
In standard attentional control tasks, interference effects are reduced following incongruent trials compared to congruent trials, a phenomenon known as the congruency sequence effect (CSE). Typical explanations of this effect suggest the CSE is due to changes in levels of control across adjacent trials. This interpretation has been questioned by the finding that older adults, individuals with impaired attentional control systems, have been shown to produce larger CSEs in the Stroop task… CONTINUE READING

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