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  1. Women and Therapy in the Last Third of Life

    The Long View

    Edited by Valory Mitchell

    What is distinct about the last third of life, about women, that makes psychotherapy different? In this diverse collection, the psychological meanings and challenges of the last third of life are explored, as the capacity of the psyche expands, sense of time changes, and some questions take on new...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Life-Span Maintenance of Knowledge

    By Harry P. Bahrick, Lynda K. Hall, Melinda K. Baker

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    This volume describes how well we maintain the knowledge we acquire throughout life. Research traditionally focuses on memory for events that are retained over short time periods that can be accommodated in experiments. This book, by contrast, uniquely describes the evolution of methods suitable...

    Published May 27th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Memory, Aging and the Brain

    A Festschrift in Honour of Lars-Göran Nilsson

    Edited by Lars Bäckman, Lars Nyberg

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    This book brings together some of the best known experts in their fields to offer a cross-disciplinary summary of current research on human memory. More than this however, the book pays tribute to the work of Lars-Göran Nilsson and his many contributions to the psychology of human memory. The book...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. Social and Motivational Compensatory Mechanisms for Age-Related Cognitive Decline

    Edited by Grzegorz Sedek, Paul Verhaeghen, Mike Martin

    Series: Special Issues of Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition

    Although many aspects of fluid cognition decline with advancing age, simple observation in the wild suggests that older adults, generally speaking, do very well in their day-to-day life. The study of the orchestration of cognitive, social, and motivational compensatory mechanisms in the service of...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. Mass Media, An Aging Population, and the Baby Boomers

    By Michael L. Hilt, Jeremy H. Lipschultz

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    As the oldest members of the baby boomer generation head into their retirement years, this demographic shift is having a substantial influence on uses of mass media, as well as the images portrayed in these media. Mass Media, An Aging Population, and the Baby Boomers provides a comprehensive...

    Published January 20th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Memory and Aging

    Current Issues and Future Directions

    Edited by Moshe Naveh-Benjamin, Nobuo Ohta

    Current demographical patterns predict an aging worldwide population. It is projected that by 2050, more than 20% of the US population and 40% of the Japanese population will be older than 65. A dramatic increase in research on memory and aging has emerged to understand the age-related changes in...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Psychology Press

  8. Older GLBT Family and Community Life

    Edited by Christine A. Fruhauf, Dan Mahoney

    It is a well known fact that our population of persons aged 65 and over are growing at a faster rate than any other demographic. Older adults are now living longer more complex lives than previous generations. Recent census data confirms the emergence of a growing, more visible older Gay, Lesbian,...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Growing Older

    Perspectives on LGBT Aging

    Edited by James T. Sears

    LGBT older adults experience issues and challenges that are unique, including institutional heteronormativity, heterosexism in organizations, and homophobia among caregivers and social service providers. This book presents a diverse group of scholars, activists, social service providers, and...

    Published August 12th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Psychology of Ageing

    Edited by Patrick Rabbitt

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Cognitive and biological ageing has become a fast-growing and dynamic area of study and research, and the scale of this acceleration in growth makes this new four-volume collection in the Psychology Press Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Psychology, especially timely. A primary question is...

    Published July 29th 2009 by Psychology Press