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  1. 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 22nd 2007 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 14th 2006 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 25th 2006 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 3rd 2005 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 27th 2004 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  7. Involved Fathering and Men's Adult Development

    Provisional Balances

    By Rob Palkovitz

    Involved Fathering and Men's Adult Development is an interdisciplinary book that synthesizes theoretical, empirical, and anecdotal writings from different fields and provides an analysis of extensive interviews with 40 fathers. Along with the exploration of the distinct contribution that fathers...

    Published May 1st 2002 by Psychology Press

  8. Perspectives on Human Memory and Cognitive Aging

    Essays in Honor of Fergus Craik

    Edited by Moshe Naveh-Benjamin, Morris Moscovitch, Henry L. Roediger, III

    Divided into four parts, the first section of this book deals with levels of processing and memory theory, the second addresses working memory and attention, the third deals with cognitive aging, and the last addresses neuroscience perspectives....

    Published March 8th 2002 by Psychology Press

  9. Geriatric Residential Care

    Edited by Robert D. Hill, Brian L. Thorn, John Bowling, Anthony Morrison

    This book's main goal is to examine the concept of residential care from a psychological perspective. The chapter authors espouse a psychological approach to long-term residential care and an effort is made throughout the text to present a model of care that encompasses the whole individual. Since...

    Published December 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  10. Older Adults, Health Information, and the World Wide Web

    Edited by Roger W. Morrell

    Older Adults, Health Information, and the World Wide Web is devoted to the exploration of how the World Wide Web might be used to deliver current, easily accessible health information to adults over the age of 60 and their caregivers. The book considers how age-related changes in vision, cognitive...

    Published November 1st 2001 by Psychology Press