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Navvabi-Nejad S. Memory and Its Effect on Adult Function. Archives of Rehabilitation. 2000; 1 (1) :12-18
URL: http://rehabilitationj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-504-en.html

PhD Department of Consultation, Faulty of Psychology, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran.
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Memory capabilities, including its mechanisms and memory approaches weaken as age increases. However, the studies reveal that the content of memory, i.e. the knowledge stored in it, usually increases. Memory system includes sensory memory within which environmental information are recorded. Short-term memory is related to storing data at awareness level, whereas long-term memory is associated with  storing knowledge and past experiences.

Psychological and physiological factors such as mental and physical health, nutrition, using narcotic substances and alcohol, and also stimulation during life may affect all functions of the elderly such as their memory. Unfortunately, many researchers overlooked the effects of these variables on subjects.

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Elderly
Received: 28/07/2010 | Accepted: 8/10/2015 | Published: 8/10/2015

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