Age-related changes in early novelty processing as measured by ERPs

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Age-related changes in early novelty processing as measured by ERPs

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dc.contributor.author Riis, Jenna L.
dc.contributor.author Chong, Hyemi
dc.contributor.author McGinnnis, Scott
dc.contributor.author Tarbi, Elise
dc.contributor.author Sun, Xue
dc.contributor.author Holcomb, Phillip J.
dc.contributor.author Rentz, Dorene May
dc.contributor.author Daffner, Kirk R.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-26T18:46:24Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier Quick submit: 2014-06-05T15:27:32-04:00
dc.identifier.citation Riis, Jenna L., Hyemi Chong, Scott McGinnnis, Elise Tarbi, Xue Sun, Phillip J. Holcomb, Dorene M. Rentz, and Kirk R. Daffner. 2009. “Age-Related Changes in Early Novelty Processing as Measured by ERPs.” Biological Psychology 82, no. 1: 33–44. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0301-0511 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:32533913
dc.description.abstract This study investigated age-related changes in the early processing of novel visual stimuli using ERPs. Well-matched old (n=30), middle-aged (n=30), and young (n=32) subjects were presented standard, target/rare, and perceptually novel visual stimuli under Attend and Ignore conditions. Our results suggest that the anterior P2 component indexes the motivational salience of a stimulus as determined by either task relevance or novelty. Its enhancement by focused attention does not decrease with age. Its responsiveness to novel stimuli is particularly striking in older adults. The age-related increase in the anterior P2 to novel visual stimuli does not appear to be due to impaired inhibitory control associated with aging. Rather, the enhanced anterior P2 to novel stimuli in older adults may be linked to age-related changes in the process of matching unusual visual stimuli to stored representations, which is indexed by the temporally overlapping anterior N2 component whose amplitude substantially decreases with age. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier BV en_US
dc.relation.isversionof 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2009.05.003 en_US
dc.relation.hasversion https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4374636/ en_US
dash.license LAA
dc.subject Aging en_US
dc.subject P2 component en_US
dc.subject Novelty en_US
dc.subject Stimulus salience en_US
dc.subject Attention en_US
dc.subject N2 component en_US
dc.subject ERPs en_US
dc.title Age-related changes in early novelty processing as measured by ERPs en_US
dc.type Journal Article en_US
dc.date.updated 2014-06-05T19:27:33Z
dc.description.version Accepted Manuscript en_US
dc.rights.holder Riis,J.L. Chong,H. McGinnnis,S. Tarbi,E. Sun,X. Holcomb,P.J. Rentz,D.M. Daffner,K.R.
dc.relation.journal Biological Psychology en_US
dash.depositing.author Daffner, Kirk R.
dc.date.available 2017-04-26T18:46:24Z

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