Unit 5 discussion


For this discussion:

  • Use the Capella University Library or another academic resource and locate a scholarly article (preferably a report of a research study) that expands in some way on the issues associated with language skills and abilities of aging, which is discussed in this unit’s reading.
  • Summarize the article’s findings.
  • Explain the significance of the research, in particular, to formal or informal caregivers or others who interact with older adults.

Cite the article and the readings in your analysis and discussion, being sure to use proper APA style and guidelines.

Please remember, this is discussion, but it is scholarly discussion. As such, your posts need to reflect having read and applied the course material. Your discussion posts (initial and peer response posts) should contain in-text citations and a reference list, and follow APA style and format.



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Human speech, language, and communication is a core issue in developing spoken and written word; the cognitive part focuses on adults and their inter-relation of language to other cognitive systems. We also focus on the impairment of language and communication across the lifespan; in this case, we are more interested in the elderly group (Perera, Aparici, Rosado, & Salas, 2016). On the other hand, cognitive psychology involves the study of both language and thought. In the early days’ psychologists that scientific methods could not be applied in the study of something as private as thinking and thoughts.

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