Gerontology (Ageing) Products

  • 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

  • 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 – 2015-10-08 
    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 – 2015-10-08 
    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 – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • Mild Cognitive Impairment

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Holly A. Tuokko, David F. Hultsch

    Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) has been identified as an important clinical transition between normal aging and the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Since treatments for AD are most likely to be most effective early in the course of the disease, MCI has become a topic of great importance…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    Psychology Press
    Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

  • Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Studies of Thinking

    Selected works of Kenneth Gilhooly

    By Kenneth J. Gilhooly

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts themselves present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. Kenneth Gilhooly has an…

    Hardback – 2015-07-22
    Psychology Press
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Aging, Communication, and Health

    Linking Research and Practice for Successful Aging

    Edited by Mary Lee Hummert, Jon F. Nussbaum

    This collection highlights the current efforts by scholars and researchers to understand the aging process as it relates to the health of older adults. With contributions from international scholars in communication, psychology, public health, medicine, nursing, and other areas, this volume…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge

  • Field Dependence-independence

    Bio-psycho-social Factors Across the Life Span

    Edited by Seymour Wapner, Jack Demick

    The papers presented in this volume seek to illuminate relationships among the cognitive style of field dependence- independence and biological, psychological, and sociocultural aspects of human functioning across the life span. The book begins by addressing fundamental issues concerning the role…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Psychology Press

  • Compensating for Psychological Deficits and Declines

    Managing Losses and Promoting Gains

    Edited by Roger A. Dixon, Lars B„ckman

    The concept of compensation in psychology refers to processes through which a gap or mismatch between current accessible skills and environmental demands is reduced or closed. These gaps can be principally the result of losses, such as those associated with aging or interpersonal role changes;…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Psychology Press

  • Mechanisms of Everyday Cognition

    Edited by James M. Puckett, Hayne W. Reese

    Based on the proceedings of the twelfth biennial conference on life-span developmental psychology, most of the contributions in this volume deal with the mechanisms of everyday cognition. However, a broad spectrum of additional concerns is addressed within the domain of everyday cognition: its…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Psychology Press

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