Gerontology (Ageing) Products

  • Memory, Attention, and Aging

    Selected Works of Fergus I.M. Craik

    Edited by Fergus I. M. Craik

    Memory, Attention, and Aging is a collection of some of the most influential journal articles previously published by Fergus Craik and his collaborators, with new introductory material unifying the research of this noted cognitive psychologist. The reprinted articles are grouped into six sections…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Aging and Development

    Social and Emotional Perspectives

    By Peter Coleman, Ann O'Hanlon

    The psychology of ageing usually focuses upon cognitive changes, with a particular focus on dementia and other forms of cognitive decline. But getting older is about more than simply changes to the brain and related health issues. Changes to our social and emotional lives are also hugely…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

    Understanding successful ageing

    Edited by Leigh Riby

    The Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods offers a clear understanding of the most important research challenges and issues in the burgeoning field of the psychology of aging. As people in developed countries live longer, so a range of research methods has evolved that allows a more nuanced…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29 
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • Grandparenting

    Contemporary Perspectives

    By Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal

    Grandparenting: Contemporary Perspectives is one of the first books of its kind to offer a dedicated account of the social and psychological research on this important life stage. Reflecting the contemporary positive approach to ageing, it covers many of the issues that impact the grandparent…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-07-31 
    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 – 2016-07-31 
    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 – 2016-07-31 
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2016-06-16
    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 – 2016-05-13
    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

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