A W Kersten

Summary

Affiliation: Florida Atlantic University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An examination of the distinction between nouns and verbs: associations with two different kinds of motion
    A W Kersten
    Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
    Mem Cognit 26:1214-32. 1998
  2. pmc Effects of aging, distraction, and response pressure on the binding of actors and actions
    Alan W Kersten
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431 0991, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:620-30. 2010
  3. pmc Adult age differences in binding actors and actions in memory for events
    Alan W Kersten
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida 33431 0991, USA
    Mem Cognit 36:119-31. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Semantic context influences memory for verbs more than memory for nouns
    Alan W Kersten
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431 0991, USA
    Mem Cognit 32:198-211. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Attention to novel objects during verb learning
    Alan W Kersten
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton 33431 0991, USA
    Child Dev 73:93-109. 2002
  6. doi request reprint English speakers attend more strongly than Spanish speakers to manner of motion when classifying novel objects and events
    Alan W Kersten
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431 0991, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 139:638-53. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Influences of age, performance, and item relatedness on verbatim and gist recall of verb-noun pairs
    J L Earles
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton 33431 0991, USA
    J Gen Psychol 126:97-110. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Directed forgetting of actions by younger and older adults
    Julie L Earles
    Honors College at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter 33458, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 9:383-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Aging and memory for self-performed tasks: effects of task difficulty and time pressure
    Julie L Earles
    Wilkes Honors College, Florida Atlantic University, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P285-93. 2004
  10. pmc That's the man who did it, or was it a woman? Actor similarity and binding errors in event memory
    Julie L Earles
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter, FL 33458, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 15:1185-9. 2008

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint An examination of the distinction between nouns and verbs: associations with two different kinds of motion
    A W Kersten
    Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
    Mem Cognit 26:1214-32. 1998
    ....
  2. pmc Effects of aging, distraction, and response pressure on the binding of actors and actions
    Alan W Kersten
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431 0991, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:620-30. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Adult age differences in binding actors and actions in memory for events
    Alan W Kersten
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida 33431 0991, USA
    Mem Cognit 36:119-31. 2008
    ..Example videos may be downloaded from www.psychonomic.org/archive...
  4. ncbi request reprint Semantic context influences memory for verbs more than memory for nouns
    Alan W Kersten
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431 0991, USA
    Mem Cognit 32:198-211. 2004
    ..Memory for verbs may be more dependent on semantic context because the meanings of verbs are more variable across semantic contexts than are the meanings of nouns...
  5. ncbi request reprint Attention to novel objects during verb learning
    Alan W Kersten
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton 33431 0991, USA
    Child Dev 73:93-109. 2002
    ..Children may attend to novel objects during verb learning because knowledge of an object may be prerequisite to understanding what a verb means in the context of that object...
  6. doi request reprint English speakers attend more strongly than Spanish speakers to manner of motion when classifying novel objects and events
    Alan W Kersten
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431 0991, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 139:638-53. 2010
    ..Effects of age of acquisition of English were also observed on the performance of bilinguals, with early bilinguals performing similarly in the 2 language contexts and later bilinguals showing greater contextual variation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Influences of age, performance, and item relatedness on verbatim and gist recall of verb-noun pairs
    J L Earles
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton 33431 0991, USA
    J Gen Psychol 126:97-110. 1999
    ..These results suggest that older adults may have better memory for actions than is revealed by tests of verbatim recall. They may remember performing the action but not remember the exact words used to describe the action...
  8. ncbi request reprint Directed forgetting of actions by younger and older adults
    Julie L Earles
    Honors College at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter 33458, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 9:383-8. 2002
    ..The performance of an action thus seems to result in strong item-specific processing that makes the action difficult to intentionally forget even for younger adults who can successfully intentionally forget verbally encoded items...
  9. ncbi request reprint Aging and memory for self-performed tasks: effects of task difficulty and time pressure
    Julie L Earles
    Wilkes Honors College, Florida Atlantic University, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P285-93. 2004
    ..Older adults may thus devote less attention to aspects of the cognitive tasks that would be beneficial for task recall...
  10. pmc That's the man who did it, or was it a woman? Actor similarity and binding errors in event memory
    Julie L Earles
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter, FL 33458, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 15:1185-9. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Processing speed and adult age differences in activity memory
    J L Earles
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton 33431, USA
    Exp Aging Res 25:243-53. 1999
    ..The cognitive effort that is required to perform cognitive activities may tax the processing resources of older adults, prohibiting successful encoding of the activities...

Research Grants1

  1. Adult Age Differences in Binding Actors and Actions
    ALAN KERSTEN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The false recognition of these items can be used as a measure of unconscious transference, allowing one to examine the conditions under which young and older adults are susceptible to this phenomenon. ..