What are the dominant theories of age-related changes in memory? In what ways do they overlap? In what ways are they different?
How are short-term/working memory abilities affected by the natural aging process? What are the implications of these changes?
What is infantile amnesia? What are some major theoretical accounts for why it occurs and why does it go away?
What role does autobiographical memory play in changes in memory as a child moves through adolescence?
What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of studying aging and memory using cross-sectional studies?
What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of studying aging and memory using longitudinal studies?
How do people’s beliefs about how their memories work influence their ability to make judgments about their own memories?