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| Published: November 22, 2020

Effects of ageing and nutrition on episodic memory contents

Dr. Santosh Kumar Gupta

Professor, Department of Psychology, Govt. Auto. Girls P.G. College of Excellence Sagar (M.P.), India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Meenakshi Sharma

Department of Psychology, Govt. Auto. Girls P.G. College of Excellence Sagar (M.P.), India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.059/20200804

DOI: 10.25215/0804.059

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This research endeavour is aimed to find out the impact of ageing and nutrition on episodic memory. In the present experiment 60 young and 60 older subjects were participated. A story was used which is consisted ten visual clips. Ageing and nutritional status, served as independent variables in experiment. To know the main and interaction effects of ageing and nutritional status on episodic memory contents, 2 × 2 factorial design and ANOVA were employed. The main effect of age and nutritional status were found significant. The results of experiment may be interpreted that young adults recall better than older adults. The results may also be interpreted that nutritional status affects the episodic memory.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.059/20200804

10.25215/0804.059

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 4, October-December, 2020