Authors: Yoko Sakata (坂田陽子)

Title: Effects of Interviewer Age on the Reminiscence Bump in Older adults’ Autobiographical Memories

Journal(書誌情報): Experimental Aging Research



Introduction: This study aims to investigate whether the reminiscence bump in older adults’ autobiographical memory is influenced by the interviewer’s age. Methods: I arranged four interviewer: child, university student, middle-aged adult, and older adult. The participating older adults were asked individually to describe three memories and the age at which the event occurred. I analyzed the temporal distribution of the bumps and the recall order. Results: The results indicate that the interviewer’s age, especially the child interviewers were influenced the temporal location of the reminiscence bump. Conclusion: This study discusses the implications of these findings for older adults’ social communication processes.

著者Contact先の email: sakatayo[at][at]を@に変更してください。) (愛知淑徳大学 坂田陽子)