Psych of Aging TEST 2 REVIEW

Psych of Aging TEST 2 REVIEW - Straight Narrow Pathway...

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Sheet1 Straight & Narrow Pathway- Stable and miserable. Stuck in a big rut & can't get out. Memantine works by reducing the excitation of neurons. The activty it reduces is destructive to the neurons. Older people have difficulty with Source Memory(where a story came from). No Problems with proceedural memory. Ebaltes definition of wisdom- Knowledge & the pragmatics of everyday life. Communication Predicament Model-Older people already have communicative declines, and when people talk down to them Levals of Loevenger's Theory- page 194 # of people with alzheimer's in the US: 10 million LIfe Structure: The structure of your life Deliberation- A facit of conscieniousness (increases in later adulthood) Exercise and COPD-If you smoke, you'll have a higher leval of COPD, but if you exercise, you can lower that risk. DLB-Motor disturbances/bodily movement disturbances FTD- Frontal Temporal dimentia MID-Multi-infarct dimentia infarct=cutting off of blood to somewhere ATTENTION 1) General Slowing Hypothesis-Aging reduces the amount of
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