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Adult cognition and aging

developmental changes in processing, knowing and thinking

by John M. Rybash

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Published by Pergamon Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cognition in old age,
  • Cognition disorders in old age,
  • Aging -- Psychological aspects,
  • Aging,
  • Cognition -- in adulthood,
  • Cognition -- physiology,
  • Models, Psychological

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn M. Rybash, William J. Hoyer, Paul A. Roodin.
    SeriesPergamon general psychology series ;, 139, Pergamon international library of science, technology, engineering, and social studies
    ContributionsHoyer, William J., Roodin, Paul.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF724.55.C63 R93 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 194 p. :
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2712126M
    ISBN 100080331653, 0080331661
    LC Control Number86004939


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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. John M Rybash (Author) ISBN ISBN Cited by: : Adult Cognition and Aging: Developmental Changes in Processing, Knowing and Thinking (Pergamon General Psychology Series) (): Rybash, John M.: BooksFormat: Hardcover.

In this volume researchers from a variety of theoretical perspectives discuss adult age differences in a wide range of cognitive skills. Of special interest is the extent to which aging effects on performance are related to variations in the representation, organization, and utilization of knowledge, broadly defined.

His research interests in gerontology concern family caregiving as well as the role of beliefs in older adults' cognitive performance.

Fredda Blanchard-Fields, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology and Chair of the department at Adult cognition and aging book Institute of Technology. Her current research interests include social cognition in adulthood and aging as well 4/4(56).

Cavanaugh is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Gerontological Society of America, and has served as president of the Adult Development and Aging Division (Division 20) of the APA.

Cavanaugh has also written (with the late Fredda Blanchard-Fields) Cited by:   The Handbook of Emotion, Adult Development, and Aging provides a broad overview and summary of where this field stands today, specifically with reference to life course issues and aging.

Written by a distinguished group of contributing authors, the text is grounded in a life span developmental framework, while advancing a multidimensional view of emotion and its development and Book Edition: 1. In this volume researchers from a variety of theoretical perspectives discuss adult age differences in a wide range of cognitive skills.

Of special interest is the extent to which aging effects on. Areas of cognitive strength in normal aging are also discussed, because these may be recruited to compensate for areas of weakness. Theories of cognitive aging that have developed within each cognitive domain are outlined and brain regions hypothesized to underlie these functions are noted.

Cognitive Aging offers clear steps that individuals, families, communities, health care providers and systems, financial organizations, community groups, public health agencies, and others can take to promote cognitive health and to help older adults live fuller and more independent lives.

Ultimately, this report calls for a societal commitment. Billionaire Warren Buffett estimates that he spends as much as 80% of his day reading [3]. Lifelong reading, especially in older age, may be one of the secrets to preserving mental ability. aging is associated with a simple pattern of cognitive and neural decline, and supported the notion that cognitive processing in the aging brain is not just a weaker version of cognitive processing in the young brain, it is different.

The obvious question was why do older adults File Size: 1MB. Adult Cognition: An Experimental Psychology of Human Aging Timothy A. Salthouse (auth.) For some time now, the study of cognitive development has been far and away the most active discipline within developmental psychology. Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, Eighth Edition.

tackles the biological and environmental influences on behavior as well as the reciprocal interface between changes in the brain and behavior during the course of Adult cognition and aging book adult life span.

The psychology of aging is important to many features of daily life, from workplace and the family, to public policy matters. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rybash, John M.

Adult cognition and aging. New York: Pergamon Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type. Social Cognition and Aging provides a snapshot view of research that has been done with older adults or is directly applicable to this population.

Focusing on issues of self identity, social interactions, and social perceptions, this book provides a broad overview of how aging affects one's own perceptions and actions as well as how others perceive and interact with the aged. Research on cognitive aging is concerned with the basic processes of learning and memory as well as with the complex higher-order processes of language and intellectual competence or executive functioning.

Much of the literature in this field has been concerned with explaining the mechanism of cognitive decline with advancing age. However, there has also been pervasive interest in issues such.

New topics to the eighth edition include preclinical neuropathology, audition and language comprehension in adult aging, cognitive interventions and neural processes, social interrelations, age differences in the connection of mood and cognition, cross-cultural issues, financial decision-making and capacity, technology, gaming, social.

INTRODUCTION. The number of Americans over the age of 65 is projected to more than double in the next forty years, increasing from million in to million in 1 It will become increasingly important to understand the cognitive changes that accompany aging, both normal and pathologic.

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Age-Related Differences in Associative. Expert Cognition in Middle Adulthood Section 2, Article 4 - This stage is a time when people reach the peak of their occupational performance.

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With respect to what, many different types of cognitive variables are affected by in-File Size: 72KB. AGING AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT. It is widely accepted that social engagement is related to many positive outcomes in older adults.

People with more social ties have been found to live longer (see reviews by Antonucci, ; Bowling and Grundy, ), to have better health (see Berkman, ; Vaillant, Meyer, Mukamal, and Soldz, ), and to be less depressed (Antonucci, Fuhrer, and Cited by: 1. Using aging-health technology as a lens, the book examines issues of technology adoption, basic human factors, cognitive aging, mental health, aging and usability, privacy, trust and automation.

Each chapter takes a case study approach to summarize lessons learned from unique examples that can be applied to similar projects, while also providing general information about older adults and technology. Hence, a series of scholarly books to be devoted to work in cognitive development is especially appropriate at this time.

The Springer Series in Cognitive Development contains two basic types of books, namely, edited collections of original chapters by several authors, and original volumes written by one author or a small group of authors.

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Bosworth, H.B., & Hertzog, C. Aging and cognition: Research methodologies and empirical advances. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Aging parents and adult children. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books.

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In its unparalleled coverage of current research and theory, the authors draw clear connections between research and application. Scientists used to think that brain connections developed at a rapid pace in the first few years of life, until you reached your mental peak in your early 20s.

Your cognitive abilities would level off at around middle age, and then start to gradually decline. We now know this is not true. Instead, scientists now see the brain as continuously.

Mental abilities change throughout life, first as a result of brain maturation and later with aging of brain cells and their billions of complex interconnections.

As people age, their movements and reflexes slow and their hearing and vision weaken. Until the s, most aging research examined cognitive abilities of adults younger than The study of cognitive function in gerontology is considered relevant because it is an important risk factor for other pathologies in the old age, such as physical disability and dependence, depression, and frailty, mainly because of early pathological changes in cognitive function which are considered a preclinical state that may progress to dementia.

In this chapter, cognitive functioning. According to Baltes and Baltes (), successful aging requires eight essential components: length of life, biological health, mental health, cognitive efficiency, social competence, productivity, personal control, and life er, these components are dynamic and interactive with one another so that if one component is lacking, this may negatively affect the other by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Basic concepts of adulthood development --Physical development and sexuality --Cognitive development --Personality development --Social development --Successful ageing and mental health --Death and sibility.

APA Offices and Programs. Office on Aging The Office on Aging is a coordination point for APA activities pertaining to aging and geropsychology (the field within psychology devoted to older adult issues).

The Office on Aging also supports the work of the APA Committee on Aging. Integrated Health Care for an Aging Population A Presidential Task Force addressed the challenge of how.

Dynamics of Adult Cognitive Development Page 2 a digital computer). Likewise, different meta-metaphors drive fundamental views of adult cognitive development. We categorize two major types of meta-metaphors for adult development: ladders and webs, which engender different portraits of adult cognitive development.

Papalia's Adult Development and Aging delivers the most current research findings in the field while providing a clear and concise writing style praised by students and instructors. The Third Edition provides a positive perspective on adult development and aging, enhanced by 4/5(41).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Salthouse, Timothy A. Adult cognition. New York: Springer-Verlag, © (OCoLC) Material Type. Home» Healthy Aging and Prevention» Cognitive Skills & Normal Aging. A commonly held misconception is that aging results in an inevitable loss of all cognitive abilities and that nothing can be done to halt this decline.

Research, however, does not support these claims. While certain areas of thinking do show a normal decline as we age. The Aging Human Brain By Stephen F. Barnes, Ph.D. The brain is the most sophisticated organ in the human body and the most complex structure known in the universe.

Like the rest of our body parts and nine biological systems, it ages but on its own schedule and in its own unique fashion. The human brain weighs on average about three pounds.

Abstract. In this chapter, we orient the reader to the emerging field of aging and decision making portrayed in this edited volume. We trace recent progress made in addressing issues identified by the National Research Council (, ) in three general areas: neurobiological mechanisms, behavioral mechanisms (including cognition, affect, and motivation), and applied perspectives that.Get this from a library!

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