publication . Article . 2017

Assessing the aging effect on auditory-verbal memory by Persian version of dichotic auditory verbal memory test

Zahra Shahidipour; Ahmad Geshani; Zahra Jafari; Shohreh Jalaie; Elham Khosravifard;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2017 Journal: Auditory and Vestibular Research, volume 22, issue 4
  • Publisher: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Abstract
Background and Aim: Memory is one of the aspects of cognitive function which is widely affected among aged people. Since aging has different effects on different memorial systems and little studies have investigated auditory-verbal memory function in older adults using dichotic listening techniques, the purpose of this study was to evaluate the auditory-verbal memory function among old people using Persian version of dichotic auditory-verbal memory test. Methods: The Persian version of dichotic auditory-verbal memory test was administered to 23 old people ranging 60-80 years and 30 young people aging 20-30 years, with normal and symmetric hearing in both ears. T...
Subjects
free text keywords: Aging, auditory-verbal memory, dichotic, serial effect, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Surgery, lcsh:RD1-811
Download fromView all 2 versions
DOAJ-Articles
Article . 2017
Audiology
Article . 2014

1. Weinstein BE. Behavioral manifestation of age-related changes within the ear. In: Seils A, editor. Geriatric audiology . New York: Thieme; 2000.p.90-100.

2. Pichora-Fuller MK, Schneider BA, Benson NJ, Hamstra SJ, Storzer E. Effect of age on detection of gaps in speech and nonspeech markers varying in duration and spectral symmetry. J Acoust Soc Am. 2006;119(2):1143-55.

3. Ba¨ckman L, Jones S, Berger AK, Laukka EJ, Small BJ. Cognitive impairment in preclinical Alzheimer's disease: a meta-analysis. Neuropsychology. 2005;19(4):520-31.

4. Bopp KL, Verhaeghen P. Aging and verbal memory span: a meta-analysis. J Gerontolo B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2005;60(5):P223-33. [OpenAIRE]

5. Jafari Z, Steffen Moritz P, Zandi T, Aliakbari Kamrani A, Malyeri S. Psychometric properties of persian version of the rey auditory-verbal learning test (RAVLT) among the elderly. IJPCP. 2010;16(1):56-64. Persian.

6. Luo L, Craik FI. Aging and memory: a cognitive approach. Can J Psychiatry. 2008;53(6):346-53.

7. Grady CL, Craik FI. Changes in memory 1- Department of Audiology, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran 2- Department of Basic Sciences in Rehabilitation, Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 3- Department of Statistics, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran 4- Department of Audiology, Faculty of Rehabilitation, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Received: 15 December 2012, accepted: 20 January 2013

Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue