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Adulthood & Aging

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Magnificent Mind at Any Ageby Daniel G. Md Amen

    Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    It all starts with your brain: how you think, how you feel, how you interact with others, and how well you succeed in realizing your goals and dreams. When your brain works right, so do you. When it?s out of balance, you feel frustrated, or worse. Yet amid all the advice that bombards us daily about how to keep the rest of our body strong and healthy,... 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...

  • Communication and Agingby Jon F. Nussbaum; Loretta L. Pecchioni; James D. Robinson; Teresa L. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    This text employs a communication perspective to examine the aging process and the ability of individuals to adapt successfully to aging. It continues the groundbreaking work of the first edition, emphasizing a life-span approach toward understanding the social interaction that occurs during later life. The edition provides a comprehensive update on... more...

  • Mental Health and Later Lifeby John Keady; Sue Watts

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.95

    The mental health needs of older people are all too often overlooked or put down to the inevitable effects of old age. This much-needed textbook will make it much easier for health professionals ? from psychologists to nurses ? to identify, treat and support the needs of this vulnerable group. more...

  • The Brain Fitness Workoutby Philip Carter

    Kogan Page 2010; US$ 14.99

    The Brain Fitness Workout includes a wide range of puzzles and tests, including different sorts of IQ tests, brain teasers and puzzles involving words, numbers and shapes to boost your brain power and stretch your mind. more...

  • The Third Chapterby Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 14.99

    In the twenty-first century, a developmental phase of life is emerging as significant and distinct, capturing our interest, engaging our curiosity, and expanding our understanding of human potential and development. Demographers talk about this new chapter in life as characterized by people?between fifty and seventy-five?who are considered ?neither... more...