1st Edition

Cognitive Aging The Role of Strategies

By Patrick Lemaire Copyright 2016
    178 Pages
    by Routledge

    178 Pages
    by Routledge

    Cognitive Aging and the Role of Strategy is the  English Language edition of ‘Vieillissement cognitif et variations stratégiques’, oriiginally published in French . Lemaire is a well-respected professor and  text-book author of Cognitive Psychology in France and his English language edition will have updated content on theories of cognitive aging to provide a broad view of adult development and the aging process. This title will be of interest to students of specialist psychology courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

    Chapter 1: Main phenomena of cognitive aging

    Chapter 2: Generalities on cognitive strategies

    Chapter 3: Aging and strategy repertoire

    Chapter 4: Aging and strategy distributions

    Chapter 5: Aging and strategy execution

    Chapter 6: Aging and Strategy selection

    Chapter 7: Theories of cognitive aging and of strategies

    Chapter 8: Conclusions and Perspectives


    Patrick Lemaire is a Professor of Psychology at Aix-Marseille University. He is also a member of the prestigious Institut Universitaire de France and has over 130 publications in cognitive aging and related fields.

    "Lemaire’s little primer on strategy use is an imperative read for anyone who works in aging science. If you teach cognitive aging or other gerontology courses, I suggest adding it to your students’ reading list, because it provides a succinct summary of the past 20 years of strategy literature." Lauren S. Seifert, PhD, professor of psychology, Malone University