Paul Verhaeghen

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Affiliation: Syracuse University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Why we sing the blues: the relation between self-reflective rumination, mood, and creativity
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Emotion 5:226-32. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Aging, focus switching, and task switching in a continuous calculation task: evidence toward a new working memory control process
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Syracuse University, New York, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 14:22-39. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint A working memory workout: how to expand the focus of serial attention from one to four items in 10 hours or less
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 30:1322-37. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Aging and vocabulary scores: a meta-analysis
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology and Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:332-9. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Relation between cardiovascular and metabolic disease and cognition in very old age: cross-sectional and longitudinal findings from the berlin aging study
    Paul Verhaegen
    Center for Health and Behavior and Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Health Psychol 22:559-69. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Ageing and switching of the focus of attention in working memory: results from a modified N-back task
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol A 58:134-54. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Verbal labeling as an assimilation mnemonic for abstract visual stimuli: the sample case of recognition memory for Chinese characters
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Mem Cognit 34:795-803. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Aging and dual-task performance: a meta-analysis
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:443-60. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Aging, task complexity, and efficiency modes: the influence of working memory involvement on age differences in response times for verbal and visuospatial tasks
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 13:254-80. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognitive efficiency modes in old age: performance on sequential and coordinative verbal and visuospatial tasks
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Psychol Aging 17:558-70. 2002

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Why we sing the blues: the relation between self-reflective rumination, mood, and creativity
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Emotion 5:226-32. 2005
    ..No direct link existed between currently depressed mood and either creative interest or creative behavior. These results suggest that the association between depression and creativity is solely the result of rumination...
  2. ncbi request reprint Aging, focus switching, and task switching in a continuous calculation task: evidence toward a new working memory control process
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Syracuse University, New York, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 14:22-39. 2007
    ..The results suggest that task switching and focus switching rely on different processes, and that there is a specific age-related deficit in focus switching...
  3. ncbi request reprint A working memory workout: how to expand the focus of serial attention from one to four items in 10 hours or less
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 30:1322-37. 2004
    ..The data suggest that working memory consists of a focus of attention governed by a limited-capacity search, expandable through practice, and a content-addressable region outside the focus of attention...
  4. ncbi request reprint Aging and vocabulary scores: a meta-analysis
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology and Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:332-9. 2003
    ..R. Flynn, 1987; i.e., increasing test scores with advancing birth year). The results question the approach of using age-group equality in vocabulary scores as a check on sample equivalence...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relation between cardiovascular and metabolic disease and cognition in very old age: cross-sectional and longitudinal findings from the berlin aging study
    Paul Verhaegen
    Center for Health and Behavior and Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Health Psychol 22:559-69. 2003
    ..There was no differential decline in participants diagnosed with 1 of these 4 diseases and those who were not. The only cardiovascular risk factor associated with cognitive performance was alcohol consumption...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ageing and switching of the focus of attention in working memory: results from a modified N-back task
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol A 58:134-54. 2005
    ..The results suggest (a) that focus switching is a cognitive primitive, distinct from task switching and updating, and (b) that focus switching shows a specific age-related deficit in the accuracy domain...
  7. ncbi request reprint Verbal labeling as an assimilation mnemonic for abstract visual stimuli: the sample case of recognition memory for Chinese characters
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Mem Cognit 34:795-803. 2006
    ..Together, the results suggest that subjects spontaneously assimilate stimulus and word into a single representation by building asymmetric effortful imagery associations, going from the English word to the Chinese character...
  8. ncbi request reprint Aging and dual-task performance: a meta-analysis
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:443-60. 2003
    ..This cost was small and independent of task complexity. The effects of dual-task processing on logit-transformed accuracy were likewise additive, but no specific age deficit was associated with this dual-task cost...
  9. ncbi request reprint Aging, task complexity, and efficiency modes: the influence of working memory involvement on age differences in response times for verbal and visuospatial tasks
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 13:254-80. 2006
    ..The results go against any common factor theory of aging. Instead, they suggest that a shift from a higher to a lower mode of efficiency is triggered by a greater degree of working memory involvement...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognitive efficiency modes in old age: performance on sequential and coordinative verbal and visuospatial tasks
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Psychol Aging 17:558-70. 2002
    ..The mechanism responsible for the dissociation between verbal and visual tasks, and between low and high executive load remains to be determined. The latter may reflect capacity limits...
  11. ncbi request reprint Aging, executive control, and attention: a review of meta-analyses
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 26:849-57. 2002
    ..The cost was greater in older adults, but was limited to those experimental conditions that activated multiple task sets...
  12. ncbi request reprint Meta-analyses of age-cognition relations in adulthood: estimates of linear and nonlinear age effects and structural models
    P Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Psychol Bull 122:231-49. 1997
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  13. ncbi request reprint Sequential and coordinative complexity in time-accuracy functions for mental arithmetic
    P Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Psychol Aging 12:555-64. 1997
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  14. ncbi request reprint Growing slower and less accurate: adult age differences in time-accuracy functions for recall and recognition from episodic memory
    P Verhaeghen
    University of Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Aging Res 24:3-19. 1998
    ..The absence of Age x Condition interactions in the age-related parameters in either experiment points at the rather general nature of both aging effects...
  15. ncbi request reprint Aging and the Stroop effect: a meta-analysis
    P Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Psychol Aging 13:120-6. 1998
    ..4. Consequently, the apparent age-sensitivity of the Stroop interference effect appears to be merely an artifact of general slowing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Aging and the negative priming effect: a meta-analysis
    P Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Psychol Aging 13:435-44. 1998
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  17. ncbi request reprint Memory complaints, coping, and well-being in old age: a systemic approach
    P Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, NY 13210, USA
    Gerontologist 40:540-8. 2000
    ..Locus of control was found to be the most important antecedent variable in the model...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effects of learning a new algorithm on asymptotic accuracy and execution speed in old age: a reanalysis
    P Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Psychol Aging 15:648-56. 2000
    ..The effects of instruction and practice, however, were similar in younger and older adults, but older adults needed 1 session of instruction more than younger adults did before the intervention showed its full effect...
  19. doi request reprint Aging and working memory inside and outside the focus of attention: dissociations of availability and accessibility
    Leslie Vaughan
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 15:703-24. 2008
    ..Thus, age-related deficits appear to involve the availability of representations in working memory, but not their accessibility...
  20. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in control processes in verbal and visuospatial working memory: storage, transformation, supervision, and coordination
    Kara L Bopp
    Department of Psychology, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC 29303, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P239-46. 2007
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  21. pmc Aging and switching the focus of attention in working memory: age differences in item availability but not in item accessibility
    Chandramallika Basak
    Department of Psychology, Rice University, 472 Sewall Hall, MS 25, Houston, TX 77251, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:519-26. 2011
    ..To investigate age differences in working memory processing, specifically the accuracy of retrieval of items stored outside the immediate focus of attention...
  22. pmc Working memory and aging: separating the effects of content and context
    Kara L Bopp
    Department of Psychology, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC 29303, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:968-80. 2009
    ..It is therefore unlikely that age differences in working memory are due to specific age-related problems with content-with-context binding...
  23. ncbi request reprint Aging and verbal memory span: a meta-analysis
    Kara L Bopp
    Department of Psychology and Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P223-33. 2005
    ..A linear model indicates the presence of three distinct functions, in increasing order of size of age effects: simple storage span; backward digit span; and working memory span...
  24. doi request reprint ADHD and Stroop interference from age 9 to age 41 years: a meta-analysis of developmental effects
    K Schwartz
    Department of Psychology, Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Psychol Med 38:1607-16. 2008
    ..In this meta-analysis, we investigated whether response inhibition is sensitive to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) status and, if so, what influence maturation has on this attentional symptom of ADHD...
  25. ncbi request reprint On the mechanisms of plasticity in young and older adults after instruction in the method of loci: evidence for an amplification model
    P Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, University of Louvain Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Psychol Aging 11:164-78. 1996
    ..Noncompliance, incorrect strategy use, and amplification might explain the adult age differences in treatment gain after instruction in a mnemonic technique...
  26. ncbi request reprint Executive functioning in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: MCI has effects on planning, but not on inhibition
    Yanmin Zhang
    Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 14:557-70. 2007
    ..The results indicate that there is no general executive control function impairment in MCI; rather, the deficits found are compatible with the hypothesis that MCI is an accelerated form of normal aging...
  27. ncbi request reprint Adult age and digit symbol substitution performance: a meta-analysis
    William J Hoyer
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Psychol Aging 19:211-4. 2004
    ..There was no association between years of education or year submitted and Digit Symbol scores for younger adults or older adults...
  28. ncbi request reprint Subitizing speed, subitizing range, counting speed, the Stroop effect, and aging: capacity differences and speed equivalence
    Chandramallika Basak
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:240-9. 2003
    ..The results suggest that, with advancing age, the size of the focus of attention may shrink, but speed of access to elements in the focus of attention may remain constant...
  29. ncbi request reprint The fate of cognition in very old age: six-year longitudinal findings in the Berlin Aging Study (BASE)
    Tania Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 18:318-31. 2003
    ..They conclude that intellectual development after age 70 varies by distance to death, age, and intellectual ability domain...