Is there a memory profit after repeated learning of subject-performed actions? Comparing direct and long-term memory performance level as a function of age.

@article{Schatz2010IsTA,
  title={Is there a memory profit after repeated learning of subject-performed actions? Comparing direct and long-term memory performance level as a function of age.},
  author={Tanja R Schatz and Tina Spranger and Monika Knopf},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={465-72}
}
The present two studies investigated the possibility for improvement and maintenance of episodic memory in young and older adults. In a first study, the performance-enhancing effect of two separate as well as combined learning devices, enactive encoding and repeated learning, was tested. With a time lag of one week, four different series of 30 action phrases were encoded either verbally or by enacting them symbolically. Memory was assessed in four immediate free recall tests. In a second study… CONTINUE READING