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  1. 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 May 1st 1990 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 April 1st 1990 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 May 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 March 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  5. Memory Improved

    Reading and Memory Enhancement Across the Life Span Through Strategic Text Structures

    By Bonnie J.F. Meyer, Carole J. Young, Brendan J. Bartlett

    This unique text presents a systematic study of a proven method for increasing the memory and reading comprehension of older adults by using a program based on discourse processing. The program facilitates the encoding and retrieval of information through a reading strategy plan utilizing top-level...

    Published December 1st 1988 by Psychology Press

  6. Social Structure and Aging

    Psychological Processes

    Edited by K. Warner Schaie, Carmi Schooler

    Series: Social Structure and Aging Series

    This volume presents a systematic examination of the impact of social structures on individual behaviors and on their development in adulthood and old age. These papers and responses attempt to improve the reciprocal relationship between changes in social macro- and micro-structures and the process...

    Published November 1st 1988 by Psychology Press

  7. Multidimensional Functional Assessment of Older Adults

    The Duke Older Americans Resources and Services Procedures

    By Gerda G. Fillenbaum

    Reliable, easily administered, and objective ways of assessing the well-being of the elderly and their use of, and need for, services are rare. The author of this study provides current information on the Multidimensional Functional Assessment of Older Adults (MFAQ) -- the most widely used...

    Published August 1st 1988 by Psychology Press

  8. Stress and Coping Across Development

    Edited by Tiffany M. Field, Philip Mccabe, Neil Schneiderman

    Series: Stress and Coping Series

    This is the second volume based on the annual University of Miami Symposia on Stress and Coping. The present volume is focused on some representative stresses and coping mechanisms that occur during different stages of development including infancy, childhood, and adulthood. Accordingly, the volume...

    Published February 1st 1988 by Psychology Press

  9. Men's Transitions To Parenthood

    Longitudinal Studies of Early Family Experience

    Edited by Phyllis W. Berman, Frank A. Pedersen

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 1st 1987 by Psychology Press

  10. Life-span Perspectives and Social Psychology

    Edited by R. P. Abeles

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 1st 1987 by Psychology Press