ODG – Salle 137
Loraine K.Obler (CUNY)
Lexical retrieval decline in healthy aging
Behavioral studies showing accelerating decline in accuracy and tip-of-tongue phenomena, with increase in response time, Task differences: Confrontation naming, lexical retrieval in discourse, relation to health and right-hemisphere contributions. Theories of decline in lexical retrieval associated with advancing age. (Transmission Deficit Hypothesis, Inhibition Deficit Hypothesis). Bilingualism effects.