How Memory Changes With Age


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Which of the following statements about neurons is TRUE?

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1. Which of the following statements about short-term memory is TRUE?

2. Which of the following statements about long-term memory is TRUE?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand what short-term memory and long-term memory are and how they are affected with age with this quiz and worksheet combo. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of neurons and long-term memory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Neurons
  • Short-term memory
  • Long-terms memory
  • Number of neurons in the brain

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related memory lesson
  • Making connections- use understanding of the concept of the brain and how it is affected when a person ages
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as short-term and long-term memory

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to memory and age, read through the brief lesson on Changes to Memory with Age. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what the brain is responsible for doing and how age affects the brain's function
  • Learn about short-term memory and how age impacts it
  • Recall what long-term memory is and how aging affects a person's ability to remember something that has been stored in the brain for a while