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Aging, Memory, and Information Processing Speed

  • By: Patrick Michael Rabbitt
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

This entry describes how the speed with which people can make decisions and their ability to remember events change with age. These abilities are discussed together because behavioral measures of speed and memory efficiency and the rates at which they change ...