Florian Schmiedek

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Toward an alternative representation for disentangling age-associated differences in general and specific cognitive abilities
    Florian Schmiedek
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 19:40-56. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in components of reaction time distributions and their relations to working memory and intelligence
    Florian Schmiedek
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Gen 136:414-29. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Individual alpha peak frequency is related to latent factors of general cognitive abilities
    Thomas H Grandy
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Neuroimage 79:10-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Interference and facilitation in spatial working memory: age-associated differences in lure effects in the n-back paradigm
    Florian Schmiedek
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 24:203-10. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Working memory plasticity in old age: practice gain, transfer, and maintenance
    Shu Chen Li
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 23:731-42. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Dual-tasking postural control: aging and the effects of cognitive demand in conjunction with focus of attention
    Oliver Huxhold
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Brain Res Bull 69:294-305. 2006
  7. doi request reprint On the relation of mean reaction time and intraindividual reaction time variability
    Florian Schmiedek
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 24:841-57. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Memory updating practice across 100 days in the COGITO study
    Yee Lee Shing
    Center for Life Span Psychology, Max Planck Institutefor Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 27:451-61. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Complex span versus updating tasks of working memory: the gap is not that deep
    Florian Schmiedek
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 35:1089-96. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Normal aging dampens the link between intrusive thoughts and negative affect in reaction to daily stressors
    Annette Brose
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 26:488-502. 2011

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Toward an alternative representation for disentangling age-associated differences in general and specific cognitive abilities
    Florian Schmiedek
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 19:40-56. 2004
    ..Using the nested factor model allowed the authors to detect that specific group factors explained 25% of the age-associated variance in addition to the general factor...
  2. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in components of reaction time distributions and their relations to working memory and intelligence
    Florian Schmiedek
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Gen 136:414-29. 2007
    ..Theories of controlled attention and binding are discussed as potential theoretical explanations...
  3. doi request reprint Individual alpha peak frequency is related to latent factors of general cognitive abilities
    Thomas H Grandy
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Neuroimage 79:10-8. 2013
    ..We conclude that IAF is a marker of global architectural and functional properties of the human brain...
  4. doi request reprint Interference and facilitation in spatial working memory: age-associated differences in lure effects in the n-back paradigm
    Florian Schmiedek
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 24:203-10. 2009
    ..At the same time, however, older adults showed facilitation for targets. Taken together, these findings suggest that the contribution of familiarity signals to WM performance increases during normal aging...
  5. doi request reprint Working memory plasticity in old age: practice gain, transfer, and maintenance
    Shu Chen Li
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 23:731-42. 2008
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  6. ncbi request reprint Dual-tasking postural control: aging and the effects of cognitive demand in conjunction with focus of attention
    Oliver Huxhold
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Brain Res Bull 69:294-305. 2006
    ..We outline mechanisms linking postural control to cognitive demand and suggest routes for future investigation...
  7. doi request reprint On the relation of mean reaction time and intraindividual reaction time variability
    Florian Schmiedek
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 24:841-57. 2009
    ..Finally, we note that differences in reliability between estimates for means and variances need to be considered when comparing their unique contributions to developmental outcomes...
  8. doi request reprint Memory updating practice across 100 days in the COGITO study
    Yee Lee Shing
    Center for Life Span Psychology, Max Planck Institutefor Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 27:451-61. 2012
    ..These results have implications for designing and evaluating age-comparative working memory training programs...
  9. doi request reprint Complex span versus updating tasks of working memory: the gap is not that deep
    Florian Schmiedek
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 35:1089-96. 2009
    ..Processes involved in building, maintaining, and updating arbitrary bindings may constitute the common working memory ability underlying performance on reasoning, complex span, and updating tasks...
  10. doi request reprint Normal aging dampens the link between intrusive thoughts and negative affect in reaction to daily stressors
    Annette Brose
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 26:488-502. 2011
    ..We tentatively conclude that normal aging dampens the stress-induced link between intrusive thoughts and affect. This dampening may contribute to preserved affective well-being and reduced affective reactivity to daily stress in old age...
  11. doi request reprint Experience-dependent plasticity of white-matter microstructure extends into old age
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 48:3878-83. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Physical and emotional well-being and the balance of needed and received emotional support: age differences in a daily diary study
    Julia K Wolff
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 91:67-75. 2013
    ..Future research should account for support needed in research on received support and shed more light into the processes underlying these short-term within-person relationships of social support and well-being. ..
  13. pmc Does variability in cognitive performance correlate with frontal brain volume?
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Neuroimage 64:209-15. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Daily variability in working memory is coupled with negative affect: the role of attention and motivation
    Annette Brose
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Emotion 12:605-17. 2012
    ..These findings are in line with proposed mechanisms linking negative affect and cognitive performance...
  15. doi request reprint Age differences in processing fluctuations in postural control across trials and across days
    Oliver Huxhold
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 26:731-7. 2011
    ..We concluded that age differences in intraindividual fluctuations at the longer timescales are in part related to age differences in low-level system robustness, suggesting a cascade of effects across multiple timescales...
  16. doi request reprint Peak individual alpha frequency qualifies as a stable neurophysiological trait marker in healthy younger and older adults
    Thomas H Grandy
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany
    Psychophysiology 50:570-82. 2013
    ..In sum, IAF is highly stable in healthy adults up to 80 years, not easily modifiable by cognitive interventions alone, and thus qualifies as a stable neurophysiological trait marker...
  17. doi request reprint Life contexts make a difference: emotional stability in younger and older adults
    Annette Brose
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 28:148-59. 2013
    ..Moreover, future studies need to disentangle the extent to which contexts interact with active self-regulatory processes to shape affective experiences across adulthood...
  18. doi request reprint Health is health is health? Age differences in intraindividual variability and in within-person versus between-person factor structures of self-reported health complaints
    Julia K Wolff
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 27:881-91. 2012
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  19. doi request reprint Emotions and physical health in the second half of life: interindividual differences in age-related trajectories and dynamic associations according to socioeconomic status
    Ina Schöllgen
    German Centre of Gerontology, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 27:338-52. 2012
    ..These results indicate that SES not only affects changes in physical health and emotional functioning but also their interrelationships...
  20. doi request reprint With a little help from my spouse: does spousal collaboration compensate for the effects of cognitive aging?
    Antje Rauers
    Max Planck Research Group Affect Across the Lifespan, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Gerontology 57:161-6. 2011
    ..One factor that can facilitate collaboration, and decrease its resource requirements, is familiarity between interaction partners. Such facilitation should be particularly important when cognitive-mechanic resources are low...
  21. doi request reprint Cognitive plasticity in adulthood and old age: gauging the generality of cognitive intervention effects
    Hannes Noack
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 27:435-53. 2009
    ..Hence, we propose a taxonomy of transfer distance based on the structure of human intellectual abilities...
  22. doi request reprint Is seeking bad mood cognitively demanding? Contra-hedonic orientation and working-memory capacity in everyday life
    Michaela Riediger
    Max Planck Research Group Affect Across the Lifespan, MPI for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Emotion 11:656-65. 2011
    ..These findings are consistent with the view that contra-hedonic orientation is accompanied by momentarily more diminished cognitive resources than is prohedonic orientation...
  23. doi request reprint Dyadic drumming across the lifespan reveals a zone of proximal development in children
    Anna Kleinspehn-Ammerlahn
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Dev Psychol 47:632-44. 2011
    ..The authors conclude that IAS improves from middle childhood to adulthood and that adult interaction partners may facilitate its development...
  24. ncbi request reprint Aging and attenuated processing robustness. Evidence from cognitive and sensorimotor functioning
    Shu Chen Li
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Gerontology 50:28-34. 2004
    ..Within-person, across-time variations in processes and performance are intrinsic to all aspects of human functioning...
  25. ncbi request reprint Age is not necessarily aging: another step towards understanding the "clocks" that time aging
    Shu Chen Li
    Center for Life Span Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Lentzeallee 94, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Gerontology 48:5-12; discussion 22-9. 2002
    ..Concerted gerontological research endeavors utilizing recent progresses made in statistical analyses of dynamic processes and in cognitive and computational neurosciences that may lead to fruitful breakthroughs...
  26. doi request reprint Age-related differences in temporal and spatial dimensions of episodic memory performance before and after hundred days of practice
    Hannes Noack
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 28:467-80. 2013
    ..We conclude that older adults are impaired at simultaneously processing spatial and temporal context and preferentially process spatial at the expense of temporal context...
  27. doi request reprint Affective states contribute to trait reports of affective well-being
    Annette Brose
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development
    Emotion 13:940-8. 2013
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Keeping it steady: older adults perform more consistently on cognitive tasks than younger adults
    Florian Schmiedek
    1Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Sci 24:1747-54. 2013
    ..Thus, the impression of good versus bad days is largely due to performance fluctuations at faster timescales. Despite having lower average levels of performance, older adults showed more consistent levels of performance across days. ..
  29. doi request reprint Seeking pleasure and seeking pain: differences in prohedonic and contra-hedonic motivation from adolescence to old age
    Michaela Riediger
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Sci 20:1529-35. 2009
    ..Implications for understanding affective development are discussed...