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Cognitive Development Aging and Memory Younger adults have better memory The hardest thing for the elderly to remember is time-based tasks Aging and Intelligence Phase 1 cross-sectional evidence for intellectual decline o Cross-sectional study – a study in which people of different ages are compared with one another o Error- compared people of different eras Phase 2 longitudinal evidence for intellectual stability
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Unformatted text preview: o Longitudinal study – research in which the same people are restudied and retested over a long period • Phase 3 it all depends o Crystallized intelligence – one’s accumulated knowledge and verbal skills: tends to increase with age o Fluid intelligence- one’s ability to reason speedily and abstractly; tends to decrease during late adulthood...
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