Intraindividual change in text recall of the elderly.

  title={Intraindividual change in text recall of the elderly.},
  author={Christopher K. Hertzog and Roger A. Dixon and David F. Hultsch},
  journal={Brain and language},
  volume={42 3},
Patterns of change and variability in text recall performance were assessed in seven elderly women by testing them weekly for up to 2 years. Results showed markedly different patterns of intraindividual change in gist recall performance for different participants. The two women whose performance declined were characterized by deteriorating physical health. Texts having female protagonists yielded superior recall performance. There was significant intraindividual variability after adjustment for… CONTINUE READING

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