Selective review of cognitive aging
- Published: Journal of International Neuropsychological Society, 16: 754–760, 2010
- Authors: Salthouse, T. A.
- Date Added: 04 Feb 2014
- Last Update: 04 Feb 2014
To describe some of the major questions and findings in the field of cognitive aging.
Review of literature and expert knowledge.
There is consensus on the general pattern of age-cognition relations.There is nearly linear decline from early adulthood on measures representing efficiency or effectiveness of processing.
There is good evidence to show this decline is replicated when measures such as neuropsychological tests are used.
Cognitive aging; Cross-sectional; Longitudinal; Variability; Moderators; Mediators