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50 Language, Problem-Solving, and Intelligence Key Lecture Points: Language and aging Everyday problem solving Intelligence Wisdom LANGUAGE Cognitive aspects of language Overall, there is stability, but there are changes nevertheless. Factors that contribute to decline Factors that contribute to preservation Slower reading rate Semantic memory is retained or greater Changes in hearing and speech perception
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Unformatted text preview: Able to get the gist of a story Slowing of cognitive functions No problem with paralinguistic elements of speech Retrieval deficits Activate the right hemisphere more Simpler grammatical structures Greater experience with language Working memory deficits More cognitive complexity Social elements of language The communication predicament model: Effects of aging on language: The score card...
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course PSY 365 taught by Professor Das during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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