Preserved spatial memory over brief intervals in older adults.

@article{Olson2004PreservedSM,
  title={Preserved spatial memory over brief intervals in older adults.},
  author={Ingrid R. Olson and John Xuexin Zhang and Karen J. Mitchell and Marcia K. Johnson and Suzanne M Bloise and Julie A Higgins},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          310-7
        }
}
Two studies compared young and older adults' memory for location information after brief intervals. Experiment 1 found that accuracy of intentional spatial memory for individual locations was similar in young and older participants for set sizes of 3 and 6. Both groups also encoded individual locations in relation to the larger configuration of locations. Experiment 2 showed that like young adults, older adults' latency to respond to a test probe in a letter working memory task was negatively… Expand

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