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Memory Changes with Aging

  • Aman U. Khan
Part of the Critical Issues in Psychiatry book series (CIPS)

Abstract

Almost every elderly person can attest to his or her diminishing memory. Similarly, younger persons coming in contact with the elderly can verify a decline in the memory capacity of the elderly. However, a scientific approach to determine the amount or the type of memory deficits in the elderly has not produced definitive results. Contradictory findings abound in the literature.

Keywords

Free Recall Retention Interval Young Subject Serial Recall Sensory Memory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aman U. Khan
    • 1
  1. 1.Southern Illinois University School of MedicineSpringfieldUSA

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