The associative memory deficit of older adults: further support using face-name associations.

  title={The associative memory deficit of older adults: further support using face-name associations.},
  author={Moshe Naveh-Benjamin and Jonathan Guez and Angela Kilb and Sarah Reedy},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  volume={19 3},
Previous studies have established an associative deficit hypothesis (Naveh-Benjamin, 2000), which attributes part of older adults' deficient episodic memory performance to their difficulty in creating cohesive episodes. In this article, the authors further evaluate this hypothesis, using ecologically relevant materials. Young and old participants studied name-face pairs and were then tested on their recognition memory for the names, faces, and the name-face pairs. The results extend the… CONTINUE READING


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