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Introduction to Psychology 11th Edition

Introduction to Psychology (11th Edition)

Book Edition11th Edition
PublisherCengage Learning
Chapter 7, Section 7.2, Review Questions , Exercise 6
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Old people remember events from young adulthood better than those from middle adulthood. One explanation is that memories continue to consolidate, year after year. What is another explanation?

(a) Old people don't want to remember their middle adult years.

(b) Memories from middle adulthood are stored in a different part of the brain.

(c) Memories of young adulthood formed more strongly at the time.

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