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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 April 30th 2002 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 7th 2002 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 November 30th 2001 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 October 31st 2001 by Psychology Press

  9. Ageing and Executive Control

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Reinhold Kliegl, Ulrich Mayr-Psycholgy, Daniel Spieler

    Series: Special Issues of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    The empirical and theoretical analysis of executive control processes, dormant for many years, has grown to become one of the most fertile areas of research in cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience. Because executive functions are thought to have a pervasive role in maintaining optimal...

    Published June 13th 2001 by Psychology Press

  10. Aging, Communication, and Health

    Linking Research and Practice for Successful Aging

    Edited by Mary Lee Hummert, Jon F. Nussbaum

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    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 February 28th 2001 by Routledge