Cognitive Aging and Decision Making

Despite older adults’ lower fluid cognitive abilities, age effects in decision making are mixed. We hypothesize that older adults’ better crystallized intelligence provides a second pathway to good decisions. We combine cognitive and decision-making measures using SEM and show that both crystallized and fluid intelligence mediate age differences in decision making.



Citation:

Ye Li, Martine Baldassi, Eric Johnson, and Elke Weber (2011) ,"Cognitive Aging and Decision Making", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 39, eds. Rohini Ahluwalia, Tanya L. Chartrand, and Rebecca K. Ratner, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 144-145.

Authors

Ye Li, Columbia University
Martine Baldassi, Columbia University
Eric Johnson, Columbia University
Elke Weber, Columbia University



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 39 | 2011



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