18 CLASSPP14IntelligenceFa10.ppt

18 CLASSPP14IntelligenceFa10.ppt - Perceptual slowing...

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Intelligence
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Memory Long-term vs. Working or Short-term Implicit vs. Explicit Content Episodic – events (more vulnerable) Semantic (general knowledge and language) Procedural - (how-to)
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Short- term/  Working  memory  Long-term  memory Cognitive  processing Stimulus Learning Recall  Response Cognitive Processing perception ___________
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Intelligence One measure of cognitive functioning Intelligence tests compare people of same chronological age Difficult to compare people of different ages because of cohort differences, cognitive differences, and speed/motor factors Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) Classic Aging Pattern Slight decrease on performance tasks Stability or increase in verbal scores
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Considerations Sensory changes
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Unformatted text preview: Perceptual slowing Anxiety Accuracy vs. speed Lighting Font size Pacing Factors Affecting Intelligence in Elderly Educational attainment Involvement in complex work Cardiovascular disease Hypertension Sensory deficits Nutritional deficits Depression Anxiety Improving Cognitive Abilities Cognitive retraining learning and practicing cognitive skills most effective with younger old Drug experiments Ginkgo biloba may improve circulation in the brain Vitamin E may repair oxidative damage External aids Lists, alarms, labels, schedules, necklace or bracelet ID, etc. Memory Techniques Brain Training Herbs...
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2011 for the course FMSC 432 taught by Professor Dr.wallen during the Fall '10 term at Maryland.

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