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Adulthood & Aging

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  • Memory, Attention, and Agingby Fergus I. M. Craik

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    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 reflecting Craik?s various research interests across... more...

  • Grandparenting in the United Statesby Madonna Harrington Meyer; Ynesse Abdul-Malak

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    The contributors to Grandparenting in the United States , edited by Madonna Harrington Meyer and Ynesse Abdul-Malak of Syracuse University, use a variety of quantitative and qualitative data sets to assess how grandparenting, and its impacts, vary by living arrangements, economic status, education, gender, race, ethnicity, and other stratifying variables.... more...

  • Handbook of Gerontology Research Methodsby Leigh Riby

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.95

    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 understanding of how we develop psychological and neurologically.... more...

  • Aging and Developmentby Peter G. Coleman; Ann O'Hanlon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    The psychology of aging 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 significant as we adapt across our lifespan. The second edition... more...

  • Watermelon Magicby Wally Amos; Stu Glauberman; Jack Canfield

    Atria Books/Beyond Words 2011; US$ 11.95

    Watermelon Magic is talk from the soul using watermelons as a metaphor for life. Watermelons symbolize the slurpy happiness of life for Wally Amos (formerly known as ?Famous Amos?). From his life experiences, Wally sees many parallels between humans and watermelons. Just as the vine connects watermelons and the umbilical cord connects mother and... more...

  • The Aging Intellectby Douglas H. Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.00

    Habits such as regular exercise are well known to be linked to better health in older adults. Far less is understood about behaviors that contribute to the optimally aging mind. This may be a reason why only about 25% of elders meet the standards for optimal cognitive aging. The Aging Intellect describes more than a dozen specific characteristics... more...

  • Dealing with Memory Changes As You Grow Olderby Kathleen Gose; Gloria Levi

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.98

    Separate the facts from the fears about memory loss.   For many older people and their families, the fear of progressive memory loss is the chief anxiety about aging. To them, lapses that younger people would laugh off as distraction may seem the early symptoms of an inevitable decline into senility. The good news is that most of these fears are... more...

  • The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Adulthood and Agingby Susan Krauss Whitbourne; Martin J Sliwinski

    Wiley 2011; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    This exceptional collection draws on the most recent demographic data and combines classic research with cutting-edge approaches to provide an invaluable overview of the developmental psychology of the adult years. Covers a wide range of topics within adult development and aging, from theoretical perspectives to specific content areas Includes... more...

  • The Warmth of the Heart Prevents Your Body from Rustingby Marie de Hennezel

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 12.38

    In this eloquent meditation on ageing, Marie de Hennezel guides us through a true ?art of growing old?. She recalls her encounters as a clinical psychologist with extraordinary people who 'grow old gracefully? ? and through her experience shows us how to make the most of this time in our lives, to avoid depression and to stay happy. She believes that... more...

  • Cross-cultural Communication and Aging in the United Statesby Hana Noor Al-Deen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Recently, the communication discipline has devoted increasing energy toward the study of aging, yet most of the research has insufficiently addressed a crucial factor in communicative relationships--culture. Meanwhile, cross-cultural/intercultural communication has not adequately addressed the aging process. Combining three powerful elements--communication,... more...