Older adults' memory for the color of pictures and words.

  title={Older adults' memory for the color of pictures and words.},
  author={Deborah C Park and J Thomas Puglisi},
  journal={Journal of gerontology},
  volume={40 2},
Young and older adults were presented line drawings or matched words for study that were colored either red, green, yellow, or blue. Half of the research participants were instructed to remember the item and its color (intentional condition), whereas the other half studied only the item (incidental condition). Participants indicated their recognition of items and the color they believed positively recognized items were, regardless of their initial encoding instructions. Data analyses yielded… CONTINUE READING

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