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Aging and Cognition : Mental Processes, Self-Awareness and Interventions - E.A. Lovelace

Aging and Cognition

Mental Processes, Self-Awareness and Interventions

By: E.A. Lovelace (Editor)

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Published: 11th December 1990
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Presented in this volume is a discussion of current literature and theoretical issues relating to three aspects of late-life age-related cognitive change. Firstly, evidence regarding aging and the basic mental processes of attention, motor control, memory, language, problem-solving, and intelligence are presented. Secondly, the role of personal traits such as personality and self-efficacy in the aging of cognitive function are developed, along with self-awareness of cognitive processes and age changes in the monitoring of these processes. Thirdly, consideration is given to the study of interventions to delay or remediate the cognitive declines of aging.

Adult age differences in traditional and practical problem solving / Nancy W. Denney -- Interactions between personality and cognition and their implications for theories of aging / Dolores P. Gold and Tannis Y. Arbuckle -- Intellectual abilities and age : concepts, theories and analyses / Walter R. Cunningham and Adrian Tomer -- Cognitive aging : a summary overview / Eugene A. Lovelace.

ISBN: 9780080867267
ISBN-10: 008086726X
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 452
Published: 11th December 1990
Publisher: Elsevier Science