ERIC Number: EJ590706
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Age and Forgetfulness: Can Stereotypes Be Modified?
Guo, Xiaohui; Erber, Joan T.; Szuchman, Lenore T.
Educational Gerontology, v25 n5 p457-66 Jul-Aug 1999
A script depicting a forgetful young or older person was read by 90 young and 73 older adults. Earlier, one-third read an article about memory declines and aging, one-third read about memory staying constant, and one-third read no articles. Younger subjects who read the decline article attributed memory failures to lack of ability in older subjects more than younger subjects. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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