Handbook of the psychology of aging / edited by James E. Birren, K. Warner Schaie ; volume associate editors, Ronald P. Abeles, Margaret Gatz, Timothy J. Salthouse.Material type: TextSeries: The Handbooks of agingPublication details: San Diego, CA : Academic Press, c1996. Edition: 4th edISBN: 0121012603; 0121012611Subject(s): Aging -- Psychological aspectsDDC classification: 155.67 LOC classification: BF724.55.A35 | H36 1995
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. History, Concepts, and Theory in the Psychology of Aging / James E. Birren and Johannes J. F. Schroots -- 2. Research Design in Studies of Aging and Cognition / Christopher Hertzog -- 3. Measurement of Change in Research on Aging: Old and New Issues from an Individual Growth Perspective / Linda M. Collins -- 4. Gerontological Behavior Genetics / Nancy L. Pedersen -- 5. Brain and Life Span in Primates / Atiya Hakeem, Gisela Rodriguez Sandoval, Marvin Jones and John Allman -- 6. Structural and Functional Changes in the Aging Brain / Arnold B. Scheibel -- 7. Health, Behavior, and Aging / Dorly J. H. Deeg, Jan W. P. F. Kardaun and James L. Fozard -- 8. Social Cognition and Aging / Fredda Blanchard-Fields and Ronald P. Abeles -- 9. Religion, Spirituality, and Aging / Susan H. McFadden -- 10. Visual and Auditory Aging / Donald W. Kline and Charles T. Scialfa -- 11. Posture, Gait, and Falls / Guy G. Simoneau and Herschel W. Leibowitz -- 12. Motivation and Emotion / Sigrun-Heide Filipp -- 13. Memory / Anderson D. Smith -- 14. Language, Memory, and Aging: Distributed Deficits and the Structure of New-versus-Old Connections / Donald G. MacKay and Lise Abrams -- 15. Intellectual Development in Adulthood / K. Warner Schaie -- 16. Everyday Problem Solving / Sherry L. Willis -- 17. Personality and Aging: Coping and Management of the Self in Later Life / Jan-Erik Ruth and Peter Coleman -- 18. Aging, Behavior, and Terminal Decline / Stig Berg -- 19. Activity, Exercise, and Behavior / Michael J. Stones and Albert Kozma -- 20. Aging, Job Performance, and Career Development / Timothy A. Salthouse and Todd J. Maurer -- 21. Aging and Mental Disorders / Margaret Gatz, Julia E. Kasl-Godley and Michele J. Karel.
The Handbook of the Psychology of Aging has become the definitive reference source for information of the psychology of adult development and aging. This new edition reviews recent developments in research on social and biological influences on behavior, cognitive functions in the aging individual, and motivational and personality changes with age. The Handbook features a strong emphasis on systematic explanation and covers important theoretical and methodological issues that form the basis for research on adult development and aging.