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New Perspectives on the Aging Lexicon

Wulff, Dirk U. and De Deyne, Simon and Jones, Michael N. and Mata, Rui and Aging Lexicon Consortium, . (2019) New Perspectives on the Aging Lexicon. Trends in cognitive sciences, 23 (8). pp. 686-698.

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Abstract

The field of cognitive aging has seen considerable advances in describing the linguistic and semantic changes that happen during the adult life span to uncover the structure of the mental lexicon (i.e., the mental repository of lexical and conceptual representations). Nevertheless, there is still debate concerning the sources of these changes, including the role of environmental exposure and several cognitive mechanisms associated with learning, representation, and retrieval of information. We review the current status of research in this field and outline a framework that promises to assess the contribution of both ecological and psychological aspects to the aging lexicon.
Faculties and Departments:07 Faculty of Psychology > Departement Psychologie > Forschungsbereich Sozial-, Wirtschafts- und Entscheidungspsychologie > Cognitive and Decision Sciences (Mata)
UniBasel Contributors:Mata, Rui and Wulff, Dirk U
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:1879-307X
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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Last Modified:21 Sep 2020 06:18
Deposited On:21 Sep 2020 06:18

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