• Age Related Effects of Emotions on Brain Potentials 

      Roman, John William (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-12-17)
      This experiment will use event-related brain potential (ERP) measures to investigate the time course of emotional expression processing across six emotions (happy, sad, anger, fear, disgust, and neutral) in young and older ...
    • Emotion Biases in Older and Younger Adults: Novelty Preference as an Index of Attention 

      Brauer, Anne Lisa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-12-17)
      Past research indicates that emotionally-relevant stimuli attract visual attention, but also that the relationship between emotion and attention allocation varies between young and older adults. Although both young and ...
    • False memory and aging: an event-related potential study 

      Rieck, Jennifer Rose (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-05-04)
      The DRM paradigm is used to examine false memory—when a list of highly associated words (e.g. SEWING, THREAD, THIMBLE) is studied, a nonpresented but associated false target (e.g. NEEDLE) is often confidently (but incorrectly) ...
    • Induced Negative Mood and the Positivity Effect 

      Worden, Kendell Marie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-05-12)
      Older adults sometimes demonstrate a bias in memory for positive over negative stimuli, referred to as a positivity bias. In contrast, young adults demonstrate the opposite bias and remember more negative than positive ...
    • Use of RNAi in Brachionus manjavacas to Inhibit Cold-Related Genes Implicated in Aging 

      Wilson, Julie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-08-18)
      Aging can be affected by a number of factors, including temperature; for example, organisms tend to live significantly longer when exposed to colder temperatures. Previous studies suggest that this change in life expectancy ...