32 black & white illustrations, 7 black & white tables
Robert H. Logie, Robin G. Morris
Table Of Contents
Logie & Morris, Introduction Angela Kilb & Moshe Naveh-Benjamin, The effects of divided attention on long-term memory in younger and older adults Anna Stigsdotter Neely & Lars Nyberg, Working Memory Training in Late Adulthood:A Behavioral and Brain Perspective, Irene E. Nagel and Ulman Lindenberger Functional neuroimaging investigations of age-related working memory decline Timothy A. Salthouse, Individual Differences in Working Memory and Aging Rebecca Charlton & Robin Morris, Structural correlates of age-related working memory decline Robert Logie & Mark Horne, What is and what is not affected by age in working memory Randall Engle, Commentary.
Robert H. Logie is Professor of Human Cognitive Neuroscience, and Research Director for the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He is also Group Leader for Human Cognitive Ageing within the cross-council-funded Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology. His research and teaching interests lie in the cognition of human memory in the healthy, ageing and damaged brain, focused on experimental behavioural studies of working memory. He has published over 170 peer reviewed papers, 50 book chapters and 12 books. Robin G. Morris is Professor of Neuropsychology at King's College London, UK, and Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at King's College Hospital, where he is Head of the Clinical Neuropsychology Department. He is also Head of Neuropsychology in the King's Health Partners Neurosciences Academic Group. His main interests are in the neuropsychology of memory and also of executive functioning, and he has conducted research on a range of patients with neuropsychological disorders, including those with focal brain damage, schizophrenia, cerebrovascular disease and Alzheimer's disease. He has published over 220 peer reviewed papers and 40 book chapters, and recently received the British Psychological Society Barbara Wilson Neuropsychology Award.