What-where-when memory and encoding strategies in healthy aging.

  title={What-where-when memory and encoding strategies in healthy aging.},
  author={Lucy G Cheke},
  journal={Learning & memory},
  volume={23 3},
Older adults exhibit disproportionate impairments in memory for item-associations. These impairments may stem from an inability to self-initiate deep encoding strategies. The present study investigates this using the "treasure-hunt task"; a what-where-when style episodic memory test that requires individuals to "hide" items around complex scenes. This task separately assesses memory for item, location, and temporal order, as well as bound what-where-when information. The results suggest that… CONTINUE READING
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