ERIC Number: EJ267965
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Reminiscence: A Nonformal Technique for Improving Cognitive Functioning in the Aged.
Hughston, George A.; Merriam, Sharan B.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v15 n2 p139-49 1982
Investigated effects of structured reminiscent intervention upon elderly cognitive functioning. Volunteers were given learning tasks using material from their past lives, asked to perform operations on new material, or given no treatment. Findings suggested stimulating cognitive functioning in older people is worthwhile, and memories can provide the materials. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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