The own-age bias in face memory is unrelated to differences in attention--evidence from event-related potentials.

Abstract

Participants are more accurate at remembering faces from their own relative to a different age group (the own-age bias, or OAB). A recent socio-cognitive account has suggested that differential allocation of attention to old versus young faces underlies this phenomenon. Critically, empirical evidence for a direct relationship between attention to own… (More)
DOI: 10.3758/s13415-014-0306-7

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