Auditory negative priming in younger and older adults

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Abstract:

Two experiments are reported in which performance of old and young adults in an auditory negative priming task was compared. Auditory negative priming was not smaller in old than in young adults. This result was independent of whether or not conditions were present that had previously been assumed to favour episodic retrieval, as opposed to inhibitory processes, as a basis of the negative priming phenomenon. The data from the present auditory negative priming experiments are incompatible with the global assumption that the efficiency of inhibitory attentional processes in general diminishes across the adult life span.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724980343000431

Affiliations: Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf Germany

Publication date: July 1, 2004

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