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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 October 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 25th 1990 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 August 1st 1990 by Routledge

  4. 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 August 1st 1990 by Psychology Press

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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