Face recognition memory across the adult life span: event-related potential evidence from the own-age bias.

@article{Wolff2012FaceRM,
  title={Face recognition memory across the adult life span: event-related potential evidence from the own-age bias.},
  author={Nicole Wolff and Holger Wiese and Stefan Robert Schweinberger},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={1066-81}
}
Young adult participants are more accurate at remembering young as compared with old faces (own-age bias). This study investigated behavioral and event-related potential (ERP) correlates of recognition memory in 4 consecutive age categories (ranging from 19-29, 30-44, 45-59, and 60-80 years), both with respect to face and participant age. Young and young middle-aged participants yielded more accurate recognition memory for both young and young middle-aged as compared to old middle-aged and old… CONTINUE READING
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