Everyday Memory and Aging: Current Research and Methodology / Edition 1

Everyday Memory and Aging: Current Research and Methodology / Edition 1

by Robin L. West
     
 

Everyday Memory and Aging is a comprehensive handbook which touches virtually every aspect of current everyday memory research and methodology as they relate to aging. This book demonstrates that the results of divergent approaches to the study of everyday memory and aging frequently dovetail, and it widens significantly the scope of investigation and know-
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Overview

Everyday Memory and Aging is a comprehensive handbook which touches virtually every aspect of current everyday memory research and methodology as they relate to aging. This book demonstrates that the results of divergent approaches to the study of everyday memory and aging frequently dovetail, and it widens significantly the scope of investigation and know-
ledge in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387976242
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
311
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Everyday Memory and Aging: A Diversity of Tests, Tasks, and Paradigms.- 2. Uses of Diary Data in Cognitive and Developmental Research.- 3. Examining Idiosyncracies in Script Reports Across the Life Span: Distortions or Derivations of Experience.- 4. A Computerized Battery for Assessment of Everyday Memory.- 5. Age and Memory for Spatial Relations.- 6. Adult Age Differences in Script Content and Structure.- 7. Age Differences in Perceptual Processing and Memory for Spoken Language.- 8. Symbolic Processing of Youth and Elders.- 9. Age Differences in Spoken Language.- 10. Memory Interventions in Alzheimer’s-Type Dementia Populations: Methodological and Theoretical Issues.- 11. Applications of Psychological Research for the Instruction of Elderly Adults.- 12. Bridging the Gap Between Researchers and Clinicians: Methodological Perspectives and Choices.- 13. The Interface Between Psychometric Abilities and Everyday Cognitive Functioning.- 14. Spatial Skills, Memory, and Environmental Use in a Nursing Home Setting.- 15. Knowledge Factors in Everyday Visual Perception.- 16. A Proposed Role for Affect in Everyday Memory.- 17. Aging, Selective Attention, and Everyday Memory.- 18. Eyewitness Memory and Aging Research: A Case Study in Everyday Memory.- 19. Cooperative Action and Reconstructing the Personal Past as Functions of Autobiographical Remembering.- 20. Individual Differences in Everyday Memory Aging: Implications for Theory and Research.- Author Index.

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