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INFLUENCE OF EARLY ENVIRONMENTAL VARIATION ON MEMORY DEVELOPMENT: EXAMINING BILINGUALISM DURING INFANCY
(Georgetown University, 2013)
Successful memory performance is contingent on a balance between remembering the specific features of an event and applying that knowledge across different cues and contexts. Memory flexibility is necessary for declarative ...
Implicit Sequence Learning in People with Parkinson's Disease
(Georgetown University, 2014)
People with Parkinson's disease (PD) have known deficits in striatal dopamine, and compared to age-matched healthy older adults, increased striatal deficits, and difficulties with maintaining postural stability and complex ...
Readiness to learn: Characteristics associated with implicit learning aptitude
(Georgetown University, 2015)
Cognitive frailty is one of the biggest threats to healthy aging, and yet our basic understanding of cognitive aging is limited in at least two ways. First, while group differences in the cognitive performance of younger ...
Examining factors associated with visuospatial working memory development from infancy through the preschool years
(Georgetown University, 2016)
In early childhood, the development of executive functioning (EF) takes place. This complex system comprised of working memory, inhibitory control, and shifting is crucial for successful cognitive and socio-emotional ...
NEURAL BASIS OF AGING AND IMPLICIT ASSOCIATIVE LEARNING
(Georgetown University, 2011)
Cognitive neuroscience of aging research examines neurobiology in relation to cognitive stability and decline in adults of different ages. Because most research has focused on a set of cognitive functions, namely explicit ...
Neurocognitive Deficits In Pediatric Obesity
(Georgetown University, 2017)
In the United States, 20% of adolescents suffer from obesity (body mass index—BMI—above the 95th percentile) and 8% of adolescents suffer from severe obesity (BMI 120% above the 95th percentile). Obesity carries increased ...