Susceptibility and resilience to memory aging stereotypes: education matters more than age.

@article{Andreoletti2004SusceptibilityAR,
  title={Susceptibility and resilience to memory aging stereotypes: education matters more than age.},
  author={Carrie Andreoletti and Margie Lachman},
  journal={Experimental aging research},
  year={2004},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={129-48}
}
The authors examined whether the memory performance of young, middle-aged, and older adults would be influenced by stereotype versus counterstereotype information about age differences on a memory task. One hundred forty-nine adults from a probability sample were randomly assigned to a control group or to age-stereotype conditions. As predicted, counterstereotype information was related to higher recall compared to stereotype and control groups. This was true across all age groups, but only for… CONTINUE READING

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