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- Los Angeles : Sage Publications, c2008.
xiii, 730 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Cognition -- Age factors.
Aging -- Psychological aspects.
- Medical subjects:
Cognition -- physiology.
Aging -- physiology.
Brain -- physiology.
Memory -- physiology.
- Opportunities and challenges for interdisciplinary research / Duane F. Alwin and Scott M. Hofer
Integrative theoretical perspectives
Theoretical approaches to the study of cognitive aging : an individual-differences perspective / Christopher Hertzog
Integrative perspectives on cognitive aging: measurement and modeling with mixtures of psychological and biological variables / Keith F. Widaman
Population processes and cognitive aging / Duane F. Alwin, Ryan J. McCammon, Linda A. Wray, and Willard L. Rodgers
Consequences of the ergodic theorems for classical test theory, factor analysis, and the analysis of developmental processes / Peter C.M. Molenaar
The missing person : some limitations in the contemporary study of cognitive aging / Dale Dannefer and Robin Shura Patterson
Dimensions of cognitive aging
Challenges in attention : measures, methods, and applications / Joan M. McDowd and Lesa Hoffman
Everything we know about aging and response times : a meta-analytic integration / Paul Verhaeghen and John Cerella
Age-related changes in memory / Susan R. Old and Moshe Naveh-Benjamin
Prospective memory and aging : old issues and new questions / Mark M. McDaniel and Gilles O. Einstein
Dimensions of cognitive aging : executive function and verbal fluency / Susan Kemper and Joan M. McDowd
Executive function in cognitive, neuropsychological and clinical aging / Mary A. Luszcz and Anna P. Lane
Everyday problem solving in context / Cynthia Berg
Individual differences in verbal learning in old age / Daniel Zimprich, Mike Martin, and Philippe Rast
Expertise and knowledge / Neil Charness and Ralf Krampe
Biological indicators and health-related processes
Integrating health into cognitive aging research and theory : quo vadis? / Avron Spiro III and Christopher B. Brady
Cognitive change and compromised health in late life / Valgeir Thorvaldsson, Scott M. Hofer, Linda Hassing, and Boo Johansson
Neurological factors in cognitive aging / Robert Wilson
Imaging aging / Scott M. Hayes and Roberto Cabeza
Cognitive aging and biomarkers : what do we know and where to from here? / Kaarin Anstey
Assessing the relationship of cognitive aging and processes of dementia / Gwenith Fisher, Brenda l. Plassman, Steven G. Heeringa, and Kenneth M. Langa
Historical processes and cultural differences
Aging, culture, and cognition / Denise Park
Historical processes and patterns of cognitive aging / K. Warner Schaie
Minority populations and cognitive aging / Keith Whitfield and Adrienne Aiken
Race, culture, education, and neuropsychological test performance / Jennifer Manly
Social structure and cognitive aging / Duane F. Alwin
Longitudinal measurement and analysis
Integrative analysis of longitudinal studies on aging : collaborative research networks, meta-analysis, and optimizing future studies / Andrea M. Piccinin and Scott M. Hofer
The multiple facets of change : implications for modeling relationships in cognitive aging research / Martin Sliwinski
Considerations for sampling time in research on aging : examples from research on stress and cognition / Shevaun Neupert, Robert Stawski, and David Almeida
Alternative methods for assessing cognition in large-scale surveys / Margie E. Lachman and Patricia Tun
Unobtrusive measurement of cognition and physical activity / Misha Pavel and Holly Jimison
Integrative perspectives on cognitive aging
Animal models of cognitive aging / Gerald E. McClearn and David A. Blizard
Gene and environmental influences on cognitive change / Chandra Reynolds
Does participation in cognitive and physical lifestyle activities buffer age-related cognitive decline? / Brent Small
The added value of an applied perspective in cognitive gerontology / Matthias Kliegel and Mareike Altgassen
Social resources and cognitive function in older adults / Lisa L. Barnes, Kathleen A. Cagney, and Carlos F. Mendes de Leon
Social context and cognition / Fredda Blanchard-Fields, Michelle Horhota, and Andrew Mienaltowski
Dyadic cognition in old age : paradigms, findings, and directions / Mike Martin and Melanie Wight
Lifespan influences on cognitive aging : evidence for antecedents and predictors from midlife / Sherry Willis
Future directions for research on cognitive aging
The future of cognitive aging research / Scott M. Hofer and Duane F. Alwin.
- Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Bernard W. Freeman Book Fund.
Hofer, Scott M.
Alwin, Duane F. (Duane Francis), 1944-
Bernard W. Freeman Book Fund.
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