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Author (up) Salthouse, T.A.; Siedlecki, K.L.; Krueger, L.E. url  openurl
  Title An individual differences analysis of memory control Type Journal Article
  Year 2006 Publication Journal of Memory and Language Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 55 Issue 1 Pages 102-125  
  Keywords individual differences; memory control; cognitive abilities; multiple trial recall; directed forgetting; proactive interference; retrieval inhibition; Memory; Recall (Learning); Cognitive Ability; Forgetting; Interference (Learning)  
  Abstract Performance on a wide variety of memory tasks can be hypothesized to be influenced by processes associated with controlling the contents of memory. In this project 328 adults ranging from 18 to 93 years of age performed six tasks (e.g., multiple trial recall with an interpolated interference list, directed forgetting, proactive interference, and retrieval inhibition) postulated to yield measures of the effectiveness of memory control. Although most of the patterns from earlier studies were replicated, only a few of the measures of memory control were reliable at the level of individual differences. Furthermore, the memory control measures had very weak relations with the age of the participant. Analyses examining the relations between established cognitive abilities and variables from the experimental tasks revealed that most of the variables were related only to episodic memory ability. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved) (from the journal abstract)  
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  Publisher Elsevier Science Place of Publication Salthouse, Timothy A., Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US, 22 Editor  
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  Notes 0749-596XAccession Number: 2006-07448-007. First Author & Affiliation: Salthouse, Timothy A.; Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US. Release Date: 20060612. Publication Type: Journal; Peer Reviewed Journal. Media Covered: Electronic. Media Available: Electronic; Print. Document Type: Original Journal Article. Language: English. Major Descriptor(s): Individual Differences; Memory; Recall (Learning). Minor Descriptor(s): Cognitive Ability; Forgetting; Interference (Learning). Classification: Learning & Memory (2343). Population: Human (10)Male (30)Female (40). Location: US. Age Group:Adulthood (18 yrs & older) (300); Young Adulthood (18-29 yrs) (320); Thirties (30-39 yrs) (340); Middle Age (40-64 yrs) (360); Aged (65 yrs & older) (380); Very Old (85 yrs & older) (390); . Grant Information: This research was supported by NIA RO1AG19627 grant to T.A.S. Tests & Measures: Mini Mental State Examination Wechsler Memory Scale III Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) . References Available: Y. Approved no  
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