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  1. Cognitive Gerontology: Cognitive Change in Old Age

    A Special Issue of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Section A

    Edited by Patrick Rabbitt

    Series: Special Issues of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology: Section A

    The worldwide demographic explosion in numbers of older people makes the study of cognitive change in old age of obvious practical interest. It is also theoretically crucial because it demands models for cognitive change that can explain how some cognitive skills are retained while others are lost...

    Published January 23rd 2008 by Psychology Press

  2. The Handbook of Aging and Cognition

    Third Edition

    Edited by Fergus I. M. Craik, Timothy A. Salthouse

    Cognitive aging is a flourishing area of research. A significant amount of new data, a number of new theoretical notions, and many new research issues have been generated in the past ten years. This new edition reviews new findings and theories, enables the reader to assess where the field is...

    Published October 8th 2007 by Psychology Press

  3. Existential and Spiritual Issues in Death Attitudes

    Edited by Adrian Tomer, Grafton T. Eliason, Paul T. P. Wong

    Existential and Spiritual Issues in Death Attitudes provides: an in-depth examination of death attitudes, existentialism, and spirituality and their relationships; a review of the major theoretical models; clinical applications of these models to issues such as infertility, bereavement, anxiety,...

    Published July 30th 2007 by Psychology Press

  4. Aging and Work in the 21st Century

    By Kenneth S. Shultz, Gary A. Adams

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    The aging of baby boomers, along with the predicted decrease of the available labor pool, will place increased scrutiny and emphasis on issues relating to an aging workforce. Furthermore, future economic downturns will place strong pressure on older workers to remain in the workforce, and on...

    Published February 21st 2007 by Psychology Press

  5. Mild Cognitive Impairment

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Holly A. Tuokko, David F. Hultsch

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) has been identified as an important clinical transition between normal aging and the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Since treatments for AD are most likely to be most effective early in the course of the disease, MCI has become a topic of great importance...

    Published September 13th 2006 by Psychology Press

  6. The Social Psychology of Prosocial Behavior

    By John F. Dovidio, Jane Allyn Piliavin, David A. Schroeder, Louis A. Penner

    Written by four leading researchers in the study of prosocial behavior, this book introduces a new perspective on prosocial behavior for the 21st century. Building on the bystander intervention work that has defined this area since the 1960s, The Social Psychology of Prosocial Behavior examines...

    Published April 24th 2006 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 6th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Cognitive Gerontology: Cognitive Change in Old Age

    A Special Issue of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Section A

    Edited by Patrick Rabbitt

    Series: Special Issues of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology: Section A

    The worldwide demographic explosion in numbers of older people makes the study of cognitive change in old age of obvious practical interest. It is also theoretically crucial because it demands models for cognitive change that can explain how some cognitive skills are retained while others are lost...

    Published February 2nd 2005 by Psychology Press

  9. Ageing and Development

    By Peter Coleman, Ann O'Hanlon

    Series: International Texts in Developmental Psychology

    With increasing numbers of the population living into old age, we need a better understanding of the nature and experience of ageing in all its aspects. Up to now, very few texts have considered this in any depth, but 'Ageing and Development', a new volume in the Texts in Developmental Psychology...

    Published February 26th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Communication and Aging Research

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jon F. Nussbaum, Justine Coupland

    This second edition of the Handbook of Communication and Aging Research captures the ever-changing and expanding domain of aging research. Since it was first recognized that there is more to social aging than demography, gerontology has needed a communication perspective. Like the first edition,...

    Published January 21st 2004 by Routledge