Anastasi and Rhodes- Age and EWT

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  • tested 3 age groups: young, middle aged and old
  • each participant shown 24 photos of a mixture of age groups and were asked to rate their attractiveness (filler activity)
  • later shown 48 photos (25 were the original and 24 were distractor photos) and had to pick the original 24 photos
  • found that young and middle aged had better recall than older participants, all 3 age groups were better at recognising people in their…

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