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Implementation Intentions in Older Adults to Improve Their Prospective Memory: Repeated Practice Helps

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The data that support the findings of this study are available from the corresponding author (EG) upon reasonable request.


  1. The estimated sample size was n = 58 and was calculated with the G*Power 3.1 program (Faul et al., 2009), based on effect sizes in studies that used II strategy to improve PM in older adults (Brom & Kliegel, 2014; Brom et al., 2014; McDaniel et al., 2014; McFarland & Glisky, 2011).

  2. We thank an anonymous reviewer for raising this point.


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MK and PG acknowledge the financial support by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), grant number LIVES: 51NF40-185901.

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Conceptualization: EG, PG, and MK; methodology: EG, PG, and MK; software: EG; validation: EG, PG, and MK; formal analysis: EG, PG, and MK; investigation: EG; resources: EG, PG, and MK; data curation: EG; writing—original draft preparation: EG; writing—review and editing: EG, PG, and MK; visualization: EG; supervision: EG, PG, and MK; project administration: EG; funding acquisition: PG and MK.

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Correspondence to Emmanuelle Grob.

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Grob, E., Ghisletta, P. & Kliegel, M. Implementation Intentions in Older Adults to Improve Their Prospective Memory: Repeated Practice Helps. J Cogn Enhanc 8, 1–8 (2024).

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