The similar effects of verbal and non-verbal intervening tasks on word recall in an elderly population.

@article{Williams2014TheSE,
  title={The similar effects of verbal and non-verbal intervening tasks on word recall in an elderly population.},
  author={Bethany R Williams and Sara K Sullivan and Lindsay F. Morra and J Richard Williams and Peter J. Donovick},
  journal={The Clinical neuropsychologist},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={505-13}
}
Vulnerability to retroactive interference has been shown to increase with cognitive aging. Consistent with the findings of memory and aging literature, the authors of the California Verbal Learning Test-II (CVLT-II) suggest that a non-verbal task be administered during the test's delay interval to minimize the effects of retroactive interference on delayed recall. The goal of the present study was to determine the extent to which retroactive interference caused by non-verbal and verbal… CONTINUE READING