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Adulthood & Aging

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  • Building Resistance to Stress and Agingby Richard A Dienstbier

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00

    The toughness model proposed in this book incorporates psychological research and neuroscience to explain how a variety of toughening activities - ranging from confronting mental and physical challenges to meditation - sustain our brains and bodies, and ultimately build our mental and psychological capacities degenerated by stress and by aging. more...

  • Life-span Developmentby Leonie Sugarman

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    This thorough revision of the highly successful first edition of Life-Span Development offers the reader a wide-ranging and thought provoking account of human development throughout the lifespan. The lifespan approach emphasises that development does not stop when we cease to be adolescents but goes on throughout adulthood and into old age. In... more...

  • Growing Points in Developmental Scienceby Willard W. Hartup; Rainer K. Silbereisen

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 140.00

    Growing Points in Developmental Science is an ISSBD publication based on the millennium symposia papers published in the International Journal of Behavioral Development in 2000. This collection of overview chapters summarises the state of the art and the way forward for this discipline. Experienced researchers as well as younger, cutting-edge scientists... more...

  • Handbook of Adult Development and Learningby Carol Hoare

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 83.99

    The fields of psychology of aging and adult development have considered cognitive topics, such as concerns of work and retirement, and issues related to coping and bereavement. Meanwhile, the field of adult learning considers applied perspective topics. This book focuses on the dovetailing of adult development and learning. more...

  • Adulthoodby Evie Bentley

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 27.95

    Adulthood is an accessible text which deals with the vital area of adult psychological development. It combines detailed accounts of the main theories and evidence on the psychology of adulthood with thorough discussion and commentary, presented in a concise and friendly form. The book's approach encourages engagement with the main theories of this... more...

  • Magnificent Mind at Any Ageby Daniel G. Md Amen

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2008; US$ 16.00

    DANIEL G. AMEN, M.D., is a clinical neuroscientist, psychiatrist, and brain imaging expert who heads the world-renowned Amen Clinics. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and has won several writing and research awards. He is a regular contributor to Men's Health and has published nineteen books, numerous professional... more...

  • How to Liveby Henry Alford

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99

    In this witty guide for seekers of all ages, author Henry Alford seeks instant enlightenment through conversations with those who have lived long and lived well. Armed with recent medical evidence that supports the cliche that older people are, indeed, wiser, Alford sets off to interview people over 70--some famous (Phyllis Diller, Harold... more...

  • Facing the Fiftiesby Peter O'Connor

    Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 22.68

    Understanding the experiences of being fiftysomething. more...

  • Emotional Memory Across the Adult Lifespanby Elizabeth A. Kensinger

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 63.95

    Though many factors can influence the likelihood that we remember a past experience, one critical determinant is whether the experience caused us to have an emotional response. Emotional experiences are more likely to be remembered than nonemotional ones, and over the past couple of decades there has been an increased interest in understanding how... more...

  • Learning to Be Oldby Margaret Cruikshank

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 28.99

    Margaret Cruikshank?s Learning to Be Old examines what it means to grow old in America today. The book questions social myths and fears about aging, sickness and the other social roles of the elderly, the over-medicalization of many older people, and ageism. more...