What is the evidence for retrieval problems in the elderly?

  title={What is the evidence for retrieval problems in the elderly?},
  author={Natasha White and Walter R. Cunningham},
  journal={Experimental aging research},
  volume={8 3-4},
To determine whether older adults experience particular problems with retrieval, groups of young and elderly adults were given free recall and recognition tests of supraspan lists of unrelated words. Analysis of number of words correctly recalled and recognized yielded a significant age by retention test interaction: greater age differences were observed for recall than for recognition. In a second analysis of words recalled and recognized, corrected for guessing, the interaction disappeared… CONTINUE READING