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|All Authors / Contributors:||
K Warner Schaie; Sherry L Willis
|Notes:||Previous edition: 2006.|
|Description:||xiv, 419 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Part I. Concepts, theory, and methods in the psychology of aging. Enduring theoretical themes in psychological aging: derivation, functions, perspectives, and opportunities / Roger A. Dixon; Methodological and analytical issues in the psychology of aging / Emilio Ferrer, Paolo Ghisletta; Historical influences on aging and behavior / K. Warner Schaie --
Part II. Neuroscience, cognition and aging. Executive function and cognitive aging / Mary Luszcz; The cognitive consequences of structural changes to the aging brain / Karen M. Rodrigue, Kristen M. Kennedy; Behavior genetics of aging / William S. Kremen, Michael J. Lyons; Neuroplasticity, aging, and cognitive function / Denise C. Park, Gérard N. Bischof; Memory changes and the aging brain: a multimodel imaging approach / Lars Nyberg, Lars Bäckman; Age differences in complex decision making / Ellen Peters, Nathan F. Dieckmann, Joshua Weller; Cognitive interventions / Elizabeth A.L. Stine-Morrow, Chandramallika Basak --
Part III. Social and health factors that impact aging. The relevance of control beliefs for health and aging / Margie E. Lachman, Shevaun D. Neupert, Stefan Agrigoroaei; The speedometer of life: stress, health and aging / David M. Almeida, Jennifer R. Piazza, Robert S. Stawski, Laura C. Klein; Health disparities, social class, and aging / Keith E. Whitfield, Roland Thorpe, Sarah Szanton; Relationship between adults and their aging parents / Karen L. Fingerman, Kira S. Birditt; Intergenerational communication practices / Howard Giles, Jessica Gasiorek; Age stereotypes and aging / Mary Lee Hummert; Aging in the work context / Catherine E. Bowen, Martin G. Noack, Ursula M. Staudinger; Wisdom, age, and well-being / Monika Ardelt --
Part IV. Complex behavioral processes and psychopathology of aging. Emotional experience and regulation in later life / Susan Turk Charles; Psychopathology, bereavement, and aging / Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Suzanne Meeks; Assessment of emotional and personality disorders in older adults / Barry A. Edelstein, Daniel L. Segal; Neurophsychological assessment of the dementias of later life / Stephanie Cosentino, Adam M. Brickman, Jennifer J. Manly; Family caregiving for cognitively or physically frail older adults: theory, research, and practice / Bob G. Knight, Andres Losada; Decision making capacity / Jennifer Moye, Daniel Marson, Barry Edelstein, Stacey Wood, Aida Saldivar.
|Series Title:||Handbooks of aging.|
|Other Titles:||Psychology of aging|
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