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  1. 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 14th 2001 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 March 1st 2001 by Routledge

  3. Negative and Positive Support

    A Special Issue of applied Developmental Science.

    Edited by Joann P. Reinhardt

    This special issue reflects current conceptual and methodological examination of the impact of both negative and positive social support on well being in later life. Empirical work conducted over the past few decades has documented the beneficial impact of social support on elders' life quality...

    Published March 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  4. Intergenerational Communication Across the Life Span

    By Angie Williams, Jon F. Nussbaum

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Individuals of all ages interact with one another, and their interactions have significance throughout their lives. This distinctive volume acknowledges the importance of these interactions and provides a life-span developmental view of communication and aging, attempting to capture the many...

    Published January 1st 2001 by Routledge

  5. Neuropsychology of Cardiovascular Disease

    Edited by Shari R. Waldstein, Merrill F. Elias, Merrill F. Elias

    Cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and many other countries, confers substantial risk for cerebrovascular events, such as stroke and vascular dementia. The neuropsychological sequelae of such conditions are well documented and can have a...

    Published January 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  6. Cultures of Ageing

    Self, Citizen and the Body

    By Chris Gilleard, Paul Higgs

    For undergraduate courses in sociology and psychology which examine ageing adulthood. This book focuses on the dramatic changes to the nature of post-retirement life experienced by people at the end of the twentieth century. It examines age and ageing in terms of the key preoccupations of...

    Published September 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  7. The Social Psychology of Aging

    A Special Issue of basic and Applied Social Psychology

    Edited by Scott F. Madey

    This special issue highlights how social psychology can further the understanding of important social, health, interpersonal, and intergenerational issues facing people as they age. This issue has three goals: to generate more interest in aging as an area of study for social psychologists by...

    Published August 1st 2000 by Psychology Press

  8. Dying, Death, and Bereavement

    4th Edition

    By Lewis R. Aiken

    This book is a brief but comprehensive survey of research, writings, and professional practices concerned with death and dying. It is interdisciplinary and eclectic--medical, psychological, religious, philosophical, artistic, demographics, bereavement, and widowhood are all considered--but with an...

    Published July 1st 2000 by Psychology Press

  9. Communication and Aging

    2nd Edition

    By Jon F. Nussbaum, Loretta L. Pecchioni, James D. Robinson, Teresa L. Thompson

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This text employs a communication perspective to examine the aging process and the ability of individuals to adapt successfully to aging. It continues the groundbreaking work of the first edition, emphasizing a life-span approach toward understanding the social interaction that occurs during later...

    Published March 1st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Adult Learning and Development

    Perspectives From Educational Psychology

    Edited by M. Cecil Smith, Thomas Pourchot

    Series: Educational Psychology Series

    Adult education occurs whenever individuals engage in sustained, systematic learning in order to affect changes in their attitudes, knowledge, skills, or belief systems. Learning, instruction, and developmental processes are the primary foci of educational psychology research and theorizing, but...

    Published January 1st 1998 by Routledge