Table 1

Age-related changes in peak amplitude and peak latency of different ERP components in different studies

Study

N1

P2

N2

P3

N3


Peak amplitude

[38]

n.s.

n.s.

n.s.

-

[43]

8–13 yrs. ↓

8–13 yrs. ↓

[39]

7–20 yrs. n.s.

7–20 yrs. n.s.

7–20 yrs. n.s.

7–20 yrs. ↓

-

[8]

8–17 yrs. ↓

8–17 yrs. ↑

8–17 yrs. ↓

8–17 yrs. ↑

-

[37]

5–19 yrs. ↑

5–19 yrs. ↑

5–19 yrs. ↓

5–19 yrs. ↑

-

[13]

6–15 yrs. n.s. 15–76 yrs. ↓

6–15 yrs. n.s. 15–76 yrs. ↓

6–15 yrs. n.s. 15–76 yrs. ↓

6–15 yrs. n.s. 15–76 yrs. ↓

-

[10]

20–89 yrs. ↑

20–60 yrs. ↑, 60–89 yrs. ↓

20–89 yrs. ↓ only fronto- central

20–89 yrs. ↓

-

[78]

22.5 vs. 78.6 yrs. n.s.

22.5 vs. 78.6 yrs. ↑

22.5 vs. 78.6 yrs. n.s.

22.5 vs. 78.6 yrs. ↓

[11]

18–90 yrs. ↑

18–90 yrs. ↑

18–90 yrs. n.s.

18–90 yrs. ↓

18–90 yrs. ↓

[14]

20–79 yrs. n.s.

20–79 yrs. n.s.

20–79 yrs. n.s.

20–79 yrs. ↓ 0.18 mV/year

20–79 yrs. ↓ 0.05 mV/year

[79]

20.3 vs. 66.6 yrs. n.s.

20.3 vs. 66.6 yrs. ↑

20.3 vs. 66.6 yrs. ↓

20.3 vs. 66.6 yrs. ↓

[42]

21–34 yrs. ↓ 35–64 yrs. ↑ 65–94 yrs. ↓

Peak Latency

[38]

4–16/17 yrs. ↓, thereafter adult level

4–16/17 yrs. ↓, thereafter adult level

4–16/17 yrs. ↓, thereafter adult level

-

[43]

8–13 yrs. n.s.

-

[39]

7–20 yrs. n.s.

7–20 yrs. n.s.

7–20 yrs. n.s.

7–20 yrs. ↓

-

[8]

8–17 yrs. ↓

8–17 yrs. n.s.

8–17 yrs. ↓

8–17 yrs ↓

-

[37]

5–19 yrs. ↓

5–19 yrs. ↓

5–19 yrs. ↓

5–19 yrs. ↓

-

[13]

6–76 yrs. ↑

15–76 yrs. ↑ 0.7 ms/year

6–15 yrs. ↓ 12.3 ms/year 16–76 yrs. ↑ 0.8 ms/year

6–15 yrs. ↓ 18.4 ms/year 16–76 yrs. ↑ 1,8 ms/year

-

[10]

20–89 yrs. ↑ only posterior

20–60 yrs. ↑ only anterior

20–89 yrs. ↑

Up to 60 yrs. ↑

-

[78]

22.5 vs. 78.6 yrs. n.s.

22.5 vs. 78.6 yrs. ↑

22.5 vs. 78.6 yrs. ↑

-

[11]

18–90 yrs. n.s.

18–90 yrs. n.s.

18–90 yrs. ↑

18–90 yrs. ↑

-

[14]

20–79 yrs. n.s.

20–79 yrs. ↑ 0.25 ms/year

20–79 yrs. ↑ 0.65 ms/year

20–79 yrs. ↑ 1.36 ms/year

20–79 yrs. ↑ 0.89 ms/year

[79]

20.3 vs. 66.6 yrs. n.s.

20.3 vs. 66.6 yrs. n.s.

20.3 vs. 66.6 yrs. ↑

20.3 vs. 66.6 yrs. ↑

[42]

21–94 yrs. ↑


↑ = Increase, ↓ = Decrease, n.s. = no significant changes with age

Mueller et al. BMC Neuroscience 2008 9:18   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-9-18

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