The Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, 6e provides a comprehensive summary and evaluation of recent research on the psychological aspects of aging. The 22 chapters are organized into four divisions: Concepts, Theories, and Methods in the Psychology of Aging; Biological and Social Influences on Aging; Behavioral Processes and Aging; and Complex Behavioral Concepts and Processes in Aging. The 6th edition of the Handbook is considerably changed from the previous edition. Half of the chapters are on new topics and the remaining half are on returning subjects that are entirely new presentations by different authors of new material. Some of the exciting new topics include Contributions of Cognitive Neuroscience to Understanding Behavior and Aging, Everyday Problem Solving and Decision Making, Autobiographical Memory, and Religion and Health Late in Life. The Handbook will be of use to researchers and professional practitioners working with the aged. It is also suitable for use as a textbook for graduate and advanced undergraduate courses on the psychology of aging.
The Handbook of the Psycology of Aging, Sixth Edition is part of the Handbooks on Aging series, including Handbook of the Biology of Aging and Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, also in their 6th editions.
Part I: Concepts, Theory, and Methods in the Psychology of Aging 1. Theoretical Development in the Psychology of Aging Author: Tim Salthouse, Paul Baltes 2. Methodology: Attrition, Meta-analysis, Data imputation Author: ___________________ 3. Evaluating Progress in the Study of the Psychology of Aging Author: Ron Abeles, James Fozard, Don Kausler, Martha Storandt 4. Gene Environment Interaction and Aging Author: Robert Plomin 5. Historical Influences on Aging Authors: K. Warner Schaie and Glen Elder Part II: Biological and Social Influences on Aging and Behavior 6. Brain and Behavior Author: R.Cabeza 7. Behavioral Neuroscience Author: Art Kramer 8. Health, Stress, and Behavior Author: Carolyn Aldwin 9. Health Disparities and Minority Aging Author: Keith Whitfield 10. Environmental Influences on Aging and Behavior Author: Rick Scheidt Part III: Behavioral Processes and Aging 11. Changes in Vision and Hearing with Age Author: Frank Schieber 12. Motor Behavior and Exercise Author: James Blumenthal, Karl Newall 13. Aging, Memory, and Attention Author: Art Wingfield, Bill Hoyer 14. Aging and Language Author: Elizabeth Stine-Morrow 15. Cognitive Development Author: Ulman Lindenberger 16. Wisdom Author: Gerard Brugman, Ursula Staudinger 17. Emotion and Motivation Author: C. E. Izard, C. Z. Malatesta, Edward Deiner 18. Personality Author: Dan Mrocek 19. Social Relations Author: Karen Fingerman 20. Mental Health and Adjustment Author: Margy Gatz 21. Speed of Behavior and Aging Author: Tim Salthouse Part IV: Behavior and Aging in Environmental Contexts 22. Autobiographical Memory and the Aging Self Author: James Birren 23. Adaptive Aging: The Role of Technology Author: Chip Scialfa 24. Quality of Life and Aging Author: Robert Kaplan 25. Religion and Aging Author: Neal Krause 26. Sexual Behavior and Aging Author: Susan Whitbourne 27. Everyday Problem solving Author: Mary Ann Parish-Stephens, Don Marson, Mary Ann Parish-Stephens