ERIC Number: EJ235553
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Publication Date: 1980-Oct
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The Role of Noncognitive Factors in the Cognitive Performance of Older Adults.
Okun, Morris A.
Contemporary Educational Psychology, v5 n4 p321-45 Oct 1980
Evidence on the impact of noncognitive factors on the cognitive performance of young and older adults is reviewed. Cohort-associated modifiers, motive states, task and measurement factors, and environmental effects are related and account for age differences in cognitive performance. Areas of research pertinent to educational psychologists are identified. (Author/RD)
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