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Preserved memory-based orienting of attention with impaired explicit memory in healthy ageing.

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It is increasingly recognised that spatial contextual long-term memory (LTM) prepares neural activity for guiding visuo-spatial attention in a proactive manner. In the current study, we investigated whether the decline in explicit memory observed in healthy ageing would compromise this mechanism. We compared the behavioural performance of younger and older participants on learning new contextual memories, on orienting visual attention based on these learnt contextual associations, and on expl...

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Peer review status:
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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Cortex: a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior More from this journal
Volume:
74
Pages:
67-78
Publication date:
2015-11-05
Acceptance date:
2015-10-27
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EISSN:
1973-8102
ISSN:
0010-9452
Language:
English
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pubs:587544
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uuid:62088b7a-4939-4956-b24f-d70393a6f25b
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587544
Deposit date:
2016-06-20

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