Proactive effects of memory in young and older adults: the role of change recollection.

@article{Wahlheim2014ProactiveEO,
  title={Proactive effects of memory in young and older adults: the role of change recollection.},
  author={Christopher N. Wahlheim},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={950-64}
}
Age-related deficits in episodic memory are sometimes attributed to older adults being more susceptible to proactive interference. These deficits have been explained by impaired abilities to inhibit competing information and to recollect target information. In the present article, I propose that a change recollection deficit also contributes to age differences in proactive interference. Change recollection occurs when individuals can remember how information changed across episodes, and this… CONTINUE READING

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