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Communication and Aging
Perceptual changes with age and how they influence cognition
Changes in auditory selective attention in aging
The interaction between cognition and perception in aging
The Northern Centre for Research on Aging and Communication
COURSES FOR 2010-2011
PSYC 2006: Childhood Development
PSYC 2007: Adult Development
PSYC 2907: Perception
PSYC 3705: Cognition
Schneider, B. A., Parker, S., & Murphy, D. R. (in press). A model of top-down gain control in the auditory system. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. Accepted December 17, 2010.
Murphy, D. R., Schneider, B. A. & Bailey, H. (2010). Channel capacity for absolute identification of tonal duration: The effects of age. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics,72, 788-805 Click Here to Download PDF of this document, Click here to download PDF of erratum published in May 2010.
Van Gerven, P. W. M., & Murphy, D. R. (2010). Aging and Distraction by Irrelevant Speech: Does Emotional Valence Matter? Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 65B, 667-670. doi:.1093/geronb/gbq048
Guerreiro, M. J. S., Murphy, D. R., & Van Gerven, P. W. M. (2010). The role of sensory modality in age-related inhibitory decline: A critical review. Psychological Bulletin, 136, 975-1022. doi: 10.1037/a0020731
Murphy, D. R., Schneider, B. A, Speranza, F, & Moraglia, G. (2006). A comparison of higher-order auditory processes in younger and older adults. Psychology and Aging, 21, 763-773.
Murphy, D. R., Daneman, M., & Schneider, B. A. (2006) Why do older adults have difficulty following conversations? Psychology and Aging, 21, 49-61
Schneider, B. A., Daneman, M., & Murphy, D. R. (2005). Speech comprehension difficulties in older adults: Cognitive slowing or age-related changes in hearing? Psychology and Aging, 20, 261-271.
Parker, S., Murphy, D. R., & Schneider, B. A. (2002). Top-Down Gain Control in the Auditory System: Evidence from Identification and Discrimination Studies. Perception & Psychophysics, 64, 598-615.
Murphy, D. R., Craik, F. I. M., Li, K. Z. H. & Schneider, B. A. (2000). Comparing the Effects of Aging and Background Noise on Short-term Memory Performance. Psychology and Aging, 15, 323-334.
Schneider, B. A., Daneman, M., Murphy, D. R., & Kwong See, S. (2000). Listening to discourse in distracting settings: The effects of aging. Psychology and Aging, 15, 110-125.
Murphy, D. R., McDowd, J. M., & Wilcox, K. A. (1999). Inhibition and aging: Similarities between younger and older adults as revealed by the processing of unattended auditory information. Psychology and Aging, 14, 44-59.