The Importance Of Super-Aging

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SuperAgers are older adults individuals who are over 80 with almost same episodic memory performance middle adults (50-65 years old) people who are 20 or 30 years younger than them. The elderly adults frequently complain of declining cognitive skills, especially in the area of episodic memory. Based on the literature, we already know that successful aging exists but none of them required to have almost similar memory performances with individuals two or three decades younger than them (Kaup, Mirzakhanian, Jeste & Eyler, 2011; Rowe & Kahn, 1997). However in superagers, this complain does not occur. Superagers intact their high cognitive functions, and maintained engagement in social and productive activities. One of the recent longitudinal studies showed that SuperAgers did not show significant deterioration on any neuropsychological measure of memory, attention, language, or executive function from baseline to 18 months (Weintraub & Mesulam, 2014). Interestingly, most of the Superaging studies showed that education does not mediate super-aging procedure, in fact superagers are the ones with less education year mean in the study. (Harrison & Mesulam, 2012)
We want to study with the superagers because believe that the unlocking the secret parts of the brain by working on the SuperAgers will provide a better understanding of
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Our aim is to find a relation between meta-memory and beliefs accuracy with being a superager. We predict that age will only effect episodic memory feeling of knowing resolutions in SuperAgers not Judgments of learning but this effect will be milder than the age-matched peer group. We predict that SuperAgers metacognitive monitoring process still

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