Handbook of cognitive aging : interdisciplinary perspectives / edited by Scott M. Hofer and Duane F. Alwin.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Alwin, Duane F. 1944- Hofer, Scott M.
Format: Book
Published:Los Angeles : Sage Publications, [2008], ©2008.
Table of Contents:
  • 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.