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Age-related differences in memory for frequency of occurrence of emotional words.

Karen Campbell

Age-related differences in memory for frequency of occurrence of emotional words.

by Karen Campbell

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ISBN 109780494273999

  Differences between pleasant and unpleasant emotional experiences of music and pictures representing four stimuli types that differed in terms of emotion induction mechanism (memory vs.   The presentation of two pure tones to each ear separately with a slight difference in their frequency results in the perception of a single tone that fluctuates in amplitude at a frequency that equals the difference of interaural frequencies. This perceptual phenomenon is known as binaural auditory beats, and it is thought to entrain electrocortical activity and enhance cognition functions

Frequency of contact and emotional closeness declined from early to middle adulthood, but increased again in late adulthood (mean age at time of study = years). Retirement The group that was most satisfied with retirement maintained leisure and other non- work-related activities as sources of life satisfaction, or replaced work with more   The memory-related hippocampus loses 5% of its cells every decade due to normal aging (peaks at age 25) Alzheimer’s Disease • Forgetting recently learned information, important dates • Asking for the same information over and over • Difficulty following a plan, working with numbers, completing daily tasks,

Tukey’s HSD post hoc tests indicated a significant decline in the occurrence of literal expression between and years of age (), with no further significant between-group differences beyond age The developmental curve of literal expression thus featured two phases: a decline during childhood (5–10 years), followed by a plateau The eyewitness literature often claims that emotional stress leads to an impairment in memory and, hence, that details of unpleasant emotional events are remembered less accurately than details of neutral or everyday events. A common assumption behind this view is that a decrease in available processing capacity occurs at states of high emotional arousal, which, therefore, leads to less


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Age-related differences in memory for frequency of occurrence of emotional words by Karen Campbell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Age Differences in Memory for Arousing and Nonarousing Emotional Words February The Journals of Gerontology Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 63(1):P Aging and recognition memory for emotional words: A bias account Article (PDF Available) in Psychonomic Bulletin & Review 16(4) September with 75 Reads How we measure 'reads' Aging and Emotional Memory: The Co-Occurrence of Neurophysiological and Behavioral Positivity Effects Article (PDF Available) in Emotion 9(3) July with Reads How we A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the :// Mixed emotions involve the co-occurrence of positive and negative affect, such that people feel happy and sad at the same time.

The purpose of the present study was to investigate age-related There are age-related changes in neural connectivity during the successful encoding of positive, but not negative, information. Cortex, 46, Allard, E. & Kensinger, E.A. (June, ). Age-related differences in the neural processing of emotional stimuli: A midlife crossroads.

Because memory (re)construction may well be influenced by current psychopathology, current goals, and individual characteristics such as neuroticism (Rubin, Boals et al., ), it would be interesting for future research to examine if these variables may also be related to the occurrence and characteristics of indirect intrusions.

We would Linear as well as quadratic effects of age on frequency of emotional experience were examined. We tested a quadratic effect of age because as people get older and start experiencing age-related problems, the increase in positivity of emotional experience may level off (Carstensen et al., ).

A regression analysis was conducted, separately Frequency of occurrence averaged over one-third greater for words over digits (Kučera & Francis, ) to attempt to account for the fact that digits exist in both word form and numeral form (M =SD = for words; M =SD = for digits).

In order to implement this matching process, it was not possible to select   A MODEL OF AGING AND WORD RETRIEVAL FAILURES. Current models of language production postulate that verbal information is stored in a vast network of interconnected nodes organized into a semantic system representing word meanings and a phonological and orthographic system representing word sounds and spellings, as shown in Figure 1 (e.g., Dell, ; MacKay & Abrams,   Aging and State Emotional Empathy.

Next, we assessed age differences in state levels of emotional empathy in response to the empathy induction (using the Ratio Ratings variable to account for baseline levels) in comparison with state levels of personal distress and basic emotions (for descriptive statistics, please see Table 3).

We conducted a Thus, it is possible that age-related declines in the amygdala might account for some of the age differences in emotional attention and memory. However, current evidence suggests that older adults' preferential ignoring and forgetting of negative stimuli is not the result of amygdala :// Gender differences have surfaced in inconsistent ways in autobiographical memory studies.

When apparent, researchers find gender differences such that women report more vivid memory experiences than men and women include more details about emotions, about other people, and about the meaningfulness of their ://   Autobiographical memory is a memory system consisting of episodes recollected from an individual's life, based on a combination of episodic (personal experiences and specific objects, people and events experienced at particular time and place) and semantic (general knowledge and facts about the world) memory.

It is thus a type of explicit memory   This study investigated the hypothesis that age differences in memory performance may be influenced by stereotype threat associated with negative cultural beliefs about the impact of aging on memory.

Recall was examined in 48 young and 48 older adults under conditions varying in the degree of   Compared with the declines in cognitive and physiological functioning observed in later life, emotional functioning shows a remarkable degree of resiliency, with positive emotions lingering longer and negative emotions making briefer intrusions as adults age (Carstensen, Pasupathi, Mayr, & Nesselroade, ).In comparison with younger adults, older individuals report fewer negative The authors investigated age-related differences in phenomenal characteristics of autobiographical memories for positive, negative, and neutral ://   RETRIEVAL MODES IN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMORY.

Autobiographical memories may be assessed differently depending on the research question. The most common method is the Galton-Crovitz method where individuals are given unimodal cues (e.g., words, pictures, or sounds) and asked to retrieve an AM for each cue (Crovitz and Schiffman, ).With successful retrieval, a short According to research by Rose and her colleagues, it was shown that, from age to age, individual differences in capacity for visual recognition memory: are stable Darin, an infant, makes babbling sounds but cannot say actual :// Evidence is presented that EEG oscillations in the alpha and theta band reflect cognitive and memory performance in particular.

Good performance is related to two types of EEG phenomena (i) a tonic increase in alpha but a decrease in theta power, and (ii) a large phasic (event-related) decrease in alpha but increase in theta, depending on the type of memory ://.

This may be due to differences between Payne et al. and the current study in numbers of lists (8 vs. 10 respectively), in numbers of words per list (12 vs. 10) or in the general frequency of occurrence or backward associative strength to critical lures of the specific words in ://1 day ago  3 causes of age-related memory loss The hippocampus, a region of the brain involved in the formation and retrieval of memories, often deteriorates with age.

Hormones and proteins that protect and repair brain cells and stimulate neural growth also decline with ://The researchers found that when participants were sober, they remembered less than half of the words they were asked to memorize.

In addition, they found that when participants were intoxicated, they remembered more of the words they were asked to memorize. This outcome is related to ://