Recall of prose as a function of age and input modality.

Three short paragraphs were presented to 18 young (means = 27.6 years) and 18 old (means = 67.2 years) female volunteers to evaluate the effects of three types of input conditions on recall. In the Aloud (combined auditory-visual) condition subjects read the paragraphs aloud, without review, four times (trials), and, after each reading, verbally recalled as… (More)