What are some of the subcortical dementias?
What parts of the brain are affected? How is memory affected?
How does retrograde amnesia occur? What are some of its defining characteristics?
How does this relate to Ribot’s gradient?
How are issues related to memory and reality influenced by aging and what implications does this have for legal settings?
Why does semantic memory improve for older adults and how does this increase in semantic memory influence other kinds of memory processes?
What aspects of episodic memory become worse as a person ages? Think about this in terms of both retrospective and prospective memory abilities.
What changes in long-term memory occur that cause older adults to be more likely to forget information? How effective are older adults at deliberately forgetting things?