GENERAL SLOWING

the term that is used for an explanation of cognitive aging that attributes poorer cognitive performance of older adults on a variety of cognitive tasks to reduced speed of cognitive processing.

GENERAL SLOWING: "General slowing is a term used to describe what happens to our cognition as we age."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GENERAL SLOWING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/general-slowing/ (accessed October 28, 2020).
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