Gerontology (Ageing) Products

  • Cognitive Aging

    The Role of Strategies

    By Patrick Lemaire

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-06-14 
    Psychology Press

  • Caregiving Systems

    Informal and Formal Helpers

    Edited by Steven H. Zarit, Leonard I. Pearlin

    Caregiving has emerged as a critical issue in the second half of the life cycle. With the growth of the older population, there have been dramatic increases in the number of people needing care and assistance. The responsibility for care typically falls on families at a time when they have limited…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Psychology Press

  • Ageing and Executive Control

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Reinhold Kliegl, Ulrich Mayr-Psycholgy

    The empirical and theoretical analysis of executive control processes, dormant for many years, has grown to become one of the most fertile areas of research in cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience. Because executive functions are thought to have a pervasive role in maintaining optimal…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Psychology Press

  • Life-Span Development and Behavior

    Volume 12

    Edited by David L. Featherman, Richard M. Lerner

    The final volume in this significant series, this publication mirrors the broad scientific attention given to ideas and issues associated with the life-span perspective: constancy and change in human development; opportunities for and constraints on plasticity in structure and function across life;…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Psychology Press

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Psychology Press

  • The Developmental Psychology of Planning

    Why, How, and When Do We Plan?

    Edited by Sarah L. Friedman, Ellin Kofsky Scholnick

    Planning is defined as formulating an organized method for action in advance. Although people do not plan all the time and planning does not occur in every situation, planning skill is central to all human behavior. There are developmental differences in planning skill and in the motivation to plan…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    Psychology Press

  • Self Directedness

    Cause and Effects Throughout the Life Course

    Edited by Judith Rodin, Carmi Schooler, K. Warner Schaie

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    Psychology Press
    Social Structure and Aging Series

  • Working Memory Capacity

    Classic Edition

    By Nelson Cowan

    The idea of one's memory "filling up" is a humorous misconception of how memory in general is thought to work; it actually has no capacity limit. However, the idea of a "full brain" makes more sense with reference to working memory, which is the limited amount of information a person can hold…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20
    Psychology Press

  • The Preservation of Memory

    Edited by Davide Bruno

    An increase in average life expectancy has given rise to a number of pressing health challenges for the 21st century. Age-related memory loss, whether due to a neurodegenerative condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, or as a product of the normal process of aging, is perhaps the most significant of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Psychology Press

  • The Psychology of Control and Aging

    Edited by Margret M. Baltes, Paul B. Baltes

    Originally published in 1986, the central topic of this book is the analysis and application of control-related beliefs and behaviours for theory and practice in the psychology of aging. The volume was written for two specific interrelated purposes aimed at cross-fertilization between the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Handbook of Aging and Cognition

    Third Edition

    Edited by Fergus I. M. Craik, Timothy A. Salthouse

    Cognitive aging is a flourishing area of research. A significant amount of new data, a number of new theoretical notions, and many new research issues have been generated in the past ten years. This new edition reviews new findings and theories, enables the reader to assess where the field is…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Psychology Press

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