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Quantitative Reasoning in Adult Development and Aging Meeting

Monday, July 15, 2002 to Tuesday, July 16, 2002


Workshop participants provided expertise across a wide range of fields: numerical cognition, quantitative and document literacy, mathematics, judgment and decision-making, neuropsychology, and behavioral economics. The specific topics covered at the workshop included:

  • age-related changes in numerical processing strategies
  • proportional and probabilistic reasoning processes
  • estimation skills, investment, and risk-taking behaviors
  • financial abilities in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.