Learning and Retrieval Strategies for Words and Categories
TARGET AGE GROUP: Young Adult (GT students); Older Adult (60 – 80)
STUDY TYPE: 2-Part Study
DURATION: 60 minutes (Part 1), 60 Minutes (Part 2)
CREDITS: 1 (Part 1), 1 (Part 2) – 2 Maximum
COMPENSATION: Community-dwelling adults between the ages of 60 and 80 that meet our research criteria are eligible for financial compensation. Please contact us for more information.
DESCRIPTION: In this experiment, participants will study a series of category labels and associated words and will be asked to remember these items at a later time as well as provide judgments of confidence in remembering these items. This experiment involves two sessions and each session will take approximately 60 minutes to complete (120 minutes total). One session will occur on your first visit while the second session will occur 48 hours later. You will receive 1 Sona credit for each session that you participate in, and the maximum number of credits that can be earned by any one participant is 2.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 18 years of age.
LEAD RESEARCHERS: Dr. Chris Hertzog and Taylor Curley
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