Effects of ageing on associative memory for related and unrelated pictures

@inproceedings{Gutchess2008EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of ageing on associative memory for related and unrelated pictures},
  author={Angela H. Gutchess and Denise C. Park},
  year={2008}
}
Associative memory deficits are pervasive with age. Memory for complex pictures, however, also seems to require the association of several scene elements into one representation, but picture memory is often age-invariant. We speculated that the natural relationships contained in pictures may explain this distinction and that memory for scenes with unusual novel relationships would be affected with ageing. In three experiments, we found that, counter to our predictions, the relatedness of scene… CONTINUE READING