Aging and visual marking : selective deficits for moving stimuli
Watson, Derrick G. and Maylor, Elizabeth A.. (2002) Aging and visual marking : selective deficits for moving stimuli. Psychology and Aging, Vol.17 (No.2). pp. 321-339. ISSN 0882-7974Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037//0882-7918.104.22.1681
The selective processing of new visual information can be facilitated by the top-down inhibition of old stimuli already in the visual field. a capacity-limited process termed visual marking (D. G. Watson & G. W. Humphreys, 1997). Three experiments assessed the effects of aging on visual marking using stationary (Experiment 1) and moving (Experiments 2 and 3) items. For young participants, visual marking was observed in all experiments. For older participants, visual marking was observed only with stationary items. The results are not consistent with any simple account of general age-related decrements and provide further support for the deployment of different methods of visual marking depending on the properties of the old items and the current task demands.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Psychology|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Reaction time, Human information processing -- Age factors , Visual perception, Motion perception (Vision), Attention (Psychology), Aging, Cognition in old age|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Psychology and Aging|
|Publisher:||American Psychological Society|
|Number of Pages:||19|
|Page Range:||pp. 321-339|
|Version or Related Resource:||Originally presented at the Eighth Biennial Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, April 2000, and the Experimental Psychology Society joint meeting with the Canadian Society for Brain Behavior and Cognitive Science, Cambridge, UK, 19-22 July 2000.|
|Conference Paper Type:||Paper|
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