Gender Differences and Cognition Among Older Adults (bibtex)
	title = {Gender {Differences} and {Cognition} {Among} {Older} {Adults}},
	volume = {12},
	url = {},
	abstract = {The more replicated findings about gender difference in cognitive performance suggest female superiority on visuomotor speed and language ability and male superiority on mechanical and visuospatial tasks. Generally, group strengths found in the early school years become more established at adolescence and remain stable through adulthood. The current study tested whether the patterns established in the early years remained among 30 adult subjects. We also utilized a series of exploratory analyses to determine if observed gender differences were impacted by the covariance present between all cognitive tests. Results suggest that although the patterns established in the early years remain stable through time for males, the established patterns for females are altered with age. Our findings are compelling in supporting a male advantage on visuospatial tasks among older adults. These findings are discussed in terms of common variance between test instruments as a possible source of difference. Our finding that the gender effect tended to increase when common variance was controlled argues that this methodology may enhance the ability to detect domain specific effects.},
	journal = {Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition},
	author = {Parsons, Thomas D. and Rizzo, Albert and van der Zaag, Cheryl and McGee, Jocelyn and Buckwalter, John Galen},
	year = {2005},
	keywords = {MedVR},
	pages = {78--88}
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