R L West

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi An application of prefrontal cortex function theory to cognitive aging
    R L West
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, USA
    Psychol Bull 120:272-92. 1996
  2. ncbi Goal-setting, self-efficacy, and memory performance in older and younger adults
    R L West
    Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 32611 2250, USA
    Exp Aging Res 27:41-65. 2001
  3. ncbi Effects of goal-setting and feedback on memory performance and beliefs among older and younger adults
    R L West
    Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611 2250, USA
    Psychol Aging 16:240-50. 2001

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi An application of prefrontal cortex function theory to cognitive aging
    R L West
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, USA
    Psychol Bull 120:272-92. 1996
    ..I found the frontal lobe hypothesis to perform well, with the exception of an inability to account for age-related declines in item recall and recognition memory, possibly a result of age-related declines in medial temporal function...
  2. ncbi Goal-setting, self-efficacy, and memory performance in older and younger adults
    R L West
    Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 32611 2250, USA
    Exp Aging Res 27:41-65. 2001
    ..Additional study is needed to understand the interactive effects of type of feedback, memory task difficulty, and type of goal setting at different ages...
  3. ncbi Effects of goal-setting and feedback on memory performance and beliefs among older and younger adults
    R L West
    Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611 2250, USA
    Psychol Aging 16:240-50. 2001
    ..Adults' self-set recall goals were predicted initially by baseline performance and self-efficacy. On the final trial, goals were predicted by last trial performance, self-efficacy, and control beliefs...