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The Handbook of the Psychology of Aging has become the definitive reference source for information on the psychology of adult development and aging. It provides comprehensive reviews of research on biological and social influences on behavior and age-related changes in psychological function. The seventh edition of the Handbook will contain all new material and include an entirely new section devoted to what neuroscience has discovered on cognitive aging. Contains all the main areas of psychological gerontological research in one volume Entire section on neuroscience and aging Begins with a section on theory and methods Edited by one of the father of gerontology (Schaie) and contributors represent top scholars in gerontology
K. Warner Schale is Professor Emeritus at Pennsylvania State University and Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington. In addition to being the recipient of numerous awards for his work in gerontology, he is a past president of the American Psychological Association Division of Adult Development and Aging and author of 300 - journal articles and chapters and 58 books on the psychology of aging. Sherry L. Willis is a professor at the University of Washington. In addition to being the recipient of numerous awards for her work in gerontology, she has edited 10 - volumes and authored 100 - publications in adult development, and is a past president of Division 20, Adult Development and Aging, American Psychological Association.
Table of Contents
|About the Editors||p. xiii|
|Concepts, Theory, and Methods in the Psychology of Aging|
|Enduring Theoretical Themes in Psychological Aging: Derivation, Functions, Perspectives, and Opportunities||p. 3|
|Methodological and Analytical Issues in the Psychology of Aging||p. 25|
|Historical Influences on Aging and Behavior||p. 41|
|Neuroscience, Cognition and Aging|
|Executive Function and Cognitive Aging||p. 59|
|The Cognitive Consequences of Structural Changes to the Aging Brain||p. 73|
|Behavior Genetics of Aging||p. 93|
|Neuroplasticity, Aging, and Cognitive Function||p. 109|
|Memory Changes and the Aging Brain: A Multimodal Imaging Approach||p. 121|
|Age Differences in Complex Decision Making||p. 133|
|Cognitive Interventions||p. 153|
|Social and Health Factors that Impact Aging|
|The Relevance of Control Beliefs for Health and Aging||p. 175|
|The Speedometer of Life: Stress, Health and Aging||p. 191|
|Health Disparities, Social Class, and Aging||p. 207|
|Relationships between Adults and their Aging Parents||p. 219|
|Intergenerational Communication Practices||p. 233|
|Age Stereotypes and Aging||p. 249|
|Aging in the Work Context||p. 263|
|Wisdom, Age, and Well-Being||p. 279|
|Complex Behavioral Processes and Psychopathology of Aging|
|Emotional Experience and Regulation in Later Life||p. 295|
|Psychopathology, Bereavement, and Aging||p. 311|
|Assessment of Emotional and Personality Disorders in Older Adults||p. 325|
|Neuropsychological Assessment of the Dementias of Late Life||p. 339|
|Family Caregiving for Cognitively or Physically Frail Older Adults: Theory, Research, and Practice||p. 353|
|Decision Making Capacity||p. 367|
|Author Index||p. 381|
|Subject Index||p. 413|
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