Information Processing Across the Lifespan
Before completing this discussion, be sure to review Chapter 5 of your text and the Remembering and Forgetting (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. video. You may also be interested in the article “On Major Developments in Preschoolers’ Imagination,” from the recommended resources. After examining the research in human development presented in your required resources, complete the following discussion:
Information processing in the human mind/brain changes as we age. Identify and examine an aspect of the cognitive factor of human development. Choose an ability (i.e., memory, attention, or thinking) and describe how the selected ability changes from infancy to old age. Describe at least one disorder that may affect the selected ability and its typical time of occurrence across the lifespan. Explain the known causes of the disorder by citing the available scientific evidence.
Your initial post must be at least 300 words and use a minimum of one scholarly source located in the Ashford University Library or on Google Scholar that is cited and referenced according to APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.