How general is general slowing? Evidence from the lexical domain.

@article{Lima1991HowGI,
  title={How general is general slowing? Evidence from the lexical domain.},
  author={S. B. P. de Lima and Sandra S Hale and Joel Myerson},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  year={1991},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={416-25}
}
Three analyses are reported that are based on data from 19 studies using lexical tasks and a reduced version of the Hale, Myerson, and Wagstaff (1987) nonlexical data set. The results of Analysis 1 revealed that a linear function with a slope of approximately 1.5 described the relationship between the lexical decision latencies of older (65-75 years) and younger (19-29 years) adults. The results of Analysis 2, based on response latencies from 6 lexical tasks other than lexical decision… CONTINUE READING

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