The influence of motivational values on prospective memory in younger and older adults

ContributorsSanders, Bryan
Master program titleMaîtrise universitaire en neurosciences
Defense date2021

This study aimed to investigate the relationship between Decision-Making and Prospective memory. Particularly, we wanted to investigate how motivational incentives influenced the prospective memory performance of younger and older adults. By combining behavioral and electrophysiological methods, we aimed to understand the mechanisms and neural correlates supporting these cognitive abilities. Our method consisted in two interconnected phases: a Decision-Making task and a Prospective memory task. During the realization of these tasks, the neural activity was recorded with an Electroencephalogram. Motivational values were encoded in the first phase by associating them to images. The association process was done in two distinct conditions: decisions based on experience or decisions based on description...

  • Prospective memory
  • Decision Making
  • Motivation
  • Age differences
  • Valueadded intentions
  • EEG
Citation (ISO format)
SANDERS, Bryan. The influence of motivational values on prospective memory in younger and older adults. 2021.
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