A meta-analytic procedure shows an age-related decline in picture naming: Comments on Goulet, Ska
- Meta-analysis Reveals Adult Female Superiority in "Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test". Kirkland, Rena A.; Peterson, Eric; Baker, Crystal A.; Miller, Stephanie; Pulos, Steven // North American Journal of Psychology;
We examined gender differences in healthy adults on the revised version of the Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test (henceforth the Eyes Test), developed by Baron-Cohen, Wheelwright, Hill, Raste, and Plumb (2001). In this task, participants examine photographs of pairs of eyes and choose among four...
- Older & wiser, & maybe funnier, too. Dauten, Dale // Wenatchee Business Journal;Nov95, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p11
Opinion. Comments on the rarity of lifelong pursuit of intellectual progress in the American society. Tendency of the Chinese to add years to their real age; Importance of growing older and wiser at the same time; Experience of an 86-year-old woman named Amy Ballinger.
- The age-range illusion in developmental research on the structure of abilities: A comment on Lis... Langford, Peter // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Dec93, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p905
Investigates the illusion of the effect of age-range in the ability of children. Use of the longitudinal method; Separate cross-sectional analyses to obtain changes over time.
- Age differences in mental multiplication: Evidence for peripheral but not central decrements. Allen, Philip A.; Smith, Albert F. // Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences & Socia;Mar97, Vol. 52B Issue 2, pP81
Reports on two mental multiplication experiments designed to measure age differences in central and peripheral processes. Verification and production tasks for Experiment 1; Examination of exposure duration on a production task for Experiment 2; Comparison of the magnitude of age differences in...
- Keeping Your Mind Strong As You Age. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Feb2003, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p9
Discusses the interplay between nutrients and mental acuity in the aging process.
- 10 Ways to Keep Your Brain in Top Shape. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Feb2003, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p10
Presents aspects of one's lifestyle that can protect brain health in a more general way to keep memory, judgment and other brain functions from slipping unnecessarily.
- Do advanced moral reasoners also show wisdom? Linking moral reasoning and wisdom-related knowledge and judgement. Pasupathi, M.; Staudinger, U.M. // International Journal of Behavioral Development;Sep2001, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p401
Wisdom and morality are both discussed as developmental ideals. They are often associated in theoretical contexts but the nature of their empirical relation is still an open question. We hypothesised that moral reasoning (one facet of morality), would be related to wisdom-related knowledge and...
- The Effects of Physical and Mental Training on the Mental Abilities of Older Adults. Tomporowski, Phillip D. // Journal of Aging & Physical Activity;Jan1997, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p9
Examines the effects of physical and mental training on mental abilities of older adults. Improvement of mental functioning; Factors influencing the decline of mental abilities in aged; Correlation between exercise and mental training intervention.
- Literacy Development. // Early Childhood Today;Oct2000, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p47
Looks at the transition of children from imitating sounds to recognizing simple words to become readers and writers. Experimenting with language by making sounds that imitate the tones and rhythms of adult talk; Enjoying listening to stories, rhymes and songs; Recognizing examples of print in...