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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYCH 3AG3
Professor
Walter Peace
Semester
Fall

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Psych 3AG3 lecture 3 sep132013Its all downhill from here Cognition late adulthoodIts not getting any betterAttentionthe mechanisms or processes through which sensory information is selected under further processingSensory inputThresholdminimum sensory input necessary for detection eg How loud for a sound has to be in order for you to hear Thresholds increase with age eg Sounds has to be louder it has to be more saltier has to be brighter so we are becoming less sensitive in whats around usHearingAs ear structures deteriorate hearing and balance affectedoHighfrequencyoEstimated 30 5 have significant hearing impairment affect daily lives might need device in order to hearoAcuity decline begins 50 before you get impacted on daily activity there is a small difference oImpacted ear wax impact quality of our hearing as welloTinnitus ringing in the years common in order adults become a chronic problem as we get older oThe older we get the more incline we are to having balance problem
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