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  1. Theoretical Perspectives on Cognitive Aging

    By Timothy A. Salthouse

    The phenomenon of age-related cognitive decline has long been controversial, both in terms of mere existence, and with respect to how it is explained. Some researchers have dismissed it as an artifact of declining health or lower levels of education, and others have attributed it to general changes...

    Published September 30th 1991 by Psychology Press

  2. Parent-child Relations Throughout Life

    Edited by Karl Pillemer, Kathleen McCartney

    The study of parent-child relationships has long been of interest to behavioral scientists, both for its theoretical importance and for its practice and policy implications. There are, however, certain limitations to the knowledge in this area. First, research on parents and children is spread...

    Published July 31st 1991 by Routledge

  3. Field Dependence-independence

    Bio-psycho-social Factors Across the Life Span

    Edited by Seymour Wapner, Jack Demick

    The papers presented in this volume seek to illuminate relationships among the cognitive style of field dependence- independence and biological, psychological, and sociocultural aspects of human functioning across the life span. The book begins by addressing fundamental issues concerning the role...

    Published July 31st 1991 by Psychology Press

  4. Cognitive Gerontology

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Lars Backman, Patrick Rabbitt

    Series: Special Issues of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    This Special Issue includes reviews of crucial issues in current Cognitive Gerontology, and accounts of recent empirical work. Susan Kemper, Shannon Rash, Donna Kynette and Suzanne Norman describe the structure of Adult Narratives, Jerker Rönnberg describes research on Cognitive and Communicative...

    Published December 24th 1990 by Psychology Press

  5. Emotions and the Family

    for Better Or for Worse

    Edited by Elaine A. Blechman, Alan M. Delamater

    This book presents, for the first time, a full range of perspectives on emotions and the family from the radical behaviorist to the intrapsychic. B.F. Skinner begins the volume by examining the role of feelings in applied behavior analysis, thus laying the groundwork for the reactions of many...

    Published July 31st 1990 by Routledge

  6. Self Directedness

    Cause and Effects Throughout the Life Course

    Edited by Judith Rodin, Carmi Schooler, K. Warner Schaie

    Series: Social Structure and Aging Series

    This book, the third in a series on the life course, has significance in today's world of research, professional practice, and public policy because it symbolizes the gradual reemergence of power in the social sciences. Focusing on "self-directedness and efficacy" over the life course, this text...

    Published July 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  7. Life-Span Devevelopment and Behavior

    Volume 10

    Edited by Paul B. Baltes, David L. Featherman, Richard M. Lerner

    Series: Life-Span Development and Behavior Series

    This serial publication continues to review life-span research and theory in the behavioral and social sciences, particularly work done by psychologists and sociologists conducting programmatic research on current problems and refining theoretical positions. Each volume introduces excellent...

    Published April 30th 1990 by Psychology Press

  8. Promoting Cognitive Growth Over the Life Span

    Edited by Milton Schwebel, Nancy S. Fagley, Charles A. Maher

    This book introduces special programs designed to enhance thinking and problem solving at the preschool, elementary, secondary, college, and graduate levels, as well as proven instructional methods to aid the elderly in retaining or regaining essential mental skills. The volume also considers...

    Published March 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  9. Family Systems and Life-span Development

    Edited by Kurt Kreppner, Richard M. Lerner

    This interdisciplinary volume presents international research and theories focusing on the development of the individual across the life span. Centering on "family" as the key context influencing, and being influenced by the developing person, the contributors to this volume discuss an array of...

    Published April 30th 1989 by Psychology Press

  10. Age Structuring in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by David I. Kertzer, K. Warner Schaie

    Series: Social Structure and Aging Series

    This volume studies age as a basis for social organization by uniting research from the social science disciplines while implementing both cross-cultural and historical perspectives. The contributors, a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars, advance our understanding of age structuring...

    Published February 28th 1989 by Psychology Press