... – Attention: tuned in to the task which is being
completed over a set period of time.
• Divided - paying attention to two or more tasks
• Alternating - quickly alternating concentration
between two or more tasks
• Selective - paying attention to relevant stimuli while
filtering out th ...
Brain Jeopardy Game
... multiple items and considers
them a single entity (as a way
of bypassing the limitations
of working memory).
... Memory consists of a change in the
structure of neurons that leads to
increased likelihood of firing.
Review of neural structure:
Memory and aging
One of the key concerns of older adults is the experience of memory loss, especially as it is one of the hallmark symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. However, memory loss is qualitatively different in normal aging from the kind of memory loss associated with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's. Occasional lapses in memory are normal in aging adults and understanding the distinction between normal symptoms and warning signs of Alzheimer’s is critical in maintaining cognitive health.