Higher amygdala activation is to lower amygdala activation as
A) children is to younger adults.
B) younger adults is to older adults.
C) adolescents is to younger adults.
D) old adult is to "very" old adults.
Dr. Llewellyn is conducting a study of changes in emotional regulation that occur as we age. He is examining different brain structures in young, middle, and older adults. He is most likely to find that development in an almond-shaped set of nuclei deep in the brain called the ________ is most highly related to the development of emotional regulation abilities.
D) reticular formation
Neuroimaging research has found that changes in cognitive processing in the ________ is associated with changes in emotional regulation in older adults.
A) optic chiasm
B) prefrontal cortex
C) striate nucleus
D) ascending putamen
Winecoff and colleagues (2011) used several methods to assess changes in cognitive performance and emotional behavior as adults age. Which of the following areas were NOT measured as part of this research?
A) immediate recall
B) delayed recall
D) distributed practice