Advances in Gerontology

, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 148–152 | Cite as

Features of memory and intellectual activity among the elderly with different reading productivity

  • T. V. Yemelianova
  • L. V. Sokolova
  • Yu. S. Dzhos
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Abstract

The aim of this work was to study the indicators of memory and intellectual activity among elderly people with different reading productivity. The results of the study showed that elderly people were distinguished by a greater number of errors when performing oral–aural, visual memory, and visual-spatial tasks. The errors made by subjects with low reading productivity may indicate dysfunction of tone and wakefulness; of reception, processing and storage of information; and weakening of hemispheric interaction.

Keywords

productivity of reading old age cognitive activity functional units of brain 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. V. Yemelianova
    • 1
  • L. V. Sokolova
    • 2
  • Yu. S. Dzhos
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Medical and Biological ResearchNorthern Arctic Federal UniversityArkhangelskRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Natural Sciences and TechnologiesNorthern Arctic UniversityArkhangelskRussia

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