Visual learning and memory as functions of age.

  title={Visual learning and memory as functions of age.},
  author={Manfred Fahle and Irene Daum},
  volume={35 12},
Age-related changes have been reported for a range of perceptual and cognitive functions. We investigated visual acuity and vernier acuity, as well as visual memory and learning, in four age groups, each comprising 10 subjects and ranging from adolescence to an age group up to 66 years. The groups were matched on general abilities for visuospatial information processing. Visual acuity decreased slightly with increasing age. The reproduction of more complex geometrical material which exceeded… CONTINUE READING