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  1. Aging, Communication, and Health

    Linking Research and Practice for Successful Aging

    Edited by Mary Lee Hummert, Jon F. Nussbaum

    This collection highlights the current efforts by scholars and researchers to understand the aging process as it relates to the health of older adults. With contributions from international scholars in communication, psychology, public health, medicine, nursing, and other areas, this volume...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Field Dependence-independence

    Bio-psycho-social Factors Across the Life Span

    Edited by Seymour Wapner, Jack Demick

    The papers presented in this volume seek to illuminate relationships among the cognitive style of field dependence- independence and biological, psychological, and sociocultural aspects of human functioning across the life span. The book begins by addressing fundamental issues concerning the role...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Compensating for Psychological Deficits and Declines

    Managing Losses and Promoting Gains

    Edited by Roger A. Dixon, Lars B„ckman

    The concept of compensation in psychology refers to processes through which a gap or mismatch between current accessible skills and environmental demands is reduced or closed. These gaps can be principally the result of losses, such as those associated with aging or interpersonal role changes;...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Mechanisms of Everyday Cognition

    Edited by James M. Puckett, Hayne W. Reese

    Based on the proceedings of the twelfth biennial conference on life-span developmental psychology, most of the contributions in this volume deal with the mechanisms of everyday cognition. However, a broad spectrum of additional concerns is addressed within the domain of everyday cognition: its...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Parent-child Relations Throughout Life

    Edited by Karl Pillemer, Kathleen McCartney

    The study of parent-child relationships has long been of interest to behavioral scientists, both for its theoretical importance and for its practice and policy implications. There are, however, certain limitations to the knowledge in this area. First, research on parents and children is spread...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Facing the Challenges of a Multi-Age Workforce

    A Use-Inspired Approach

    Edited by Lisa Finkelstein, Donald Truxillo, Franco Fraccaroli, Ruth Kanfer

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    Facing the Challenges of a Multi-Age Workforce examines the shifting economic, cultural, and technological trends in the modern workplace that are taking place as a result of the aging global workforce. Taking an international perspective, contributors address workforce aging issues around the...

    Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Aging Mind

    An owner's manual

    By Patrick Rabbitt

    No-one approaches aging with enthusiasm. Activities we accomplish easily in our 20s and 30s become more difficult as we grow old but, though change is inevitable, recognising and understanding precisely what is happening to our bodies and minds allows us to continue to manage and enjoy our lives....

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Intraindividual Variability Across the Life Span

    Edited by Manfred Diehl, Karen Hooker, Martin J. Sliwinski

    Intraindividual variability (IIV) of human development and behavior across the entire life-span is explored in this new book. Leading researchers summarize recent findings on the extent, role, and function of IIV in human development with a focus on how, when, and why individuals change over time....

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Remembering

    Attributions, Processes, and Control in Human Memory

    Edited by D. Stephen Lindsay, Colleen M. Kelley, Andrew P. Yonelinas, Henry L. Roediger, III

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    In the 22 chapters in this volume, many of the world’s foremost memory scientists report on their cutting-edge research on the nature of human memory, with several chapters reporting new empirical studies that are being published for the first time. All the contributions are inspired by the work of...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. When the Bubble Bursts

    Clinical Perspectives on Midlife Issues

    By Eda Goldstein

    There are common midlife events that account for the special narcissistic vulnerabilities of this period of life, and Eda Goldstein ably reviews these events and the theoretical perspectives commonly brought to bear on them. In When the Bubble Bursts, however, Goldstein's special...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge