Successful aging : perspectives from the behavioral sciences [E-Book] / edited by Paul B. Baltes and Margret M. Baltes.
Baltes, Paul B., (editor)
Baltes, Margret M., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1990
1 online resource (xv, 397 pages)
European Network on Longitudinal Studies on Individual Development
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Table of Contents:
  • Psychological perspectives on successful aging : the model of selective optimization with compensation / Paul B. Baltes and Margret M. Baltes
  • Medical perspectives upon successful aging / James F. Fries
  • Successful aging in a post-retired society / David L. Featherman, Jacqui Smith, and James G. Peterson
  • The optimization of cognitive functioning in old age : predictions based on cohort-sequential and longitudinal data / K. Warner Schaie
  • The optimization of episodic remembering in old age / Lars Bäckman, Timo Mäntylä, and Agneta Herlitz
  • Peak performance and age : an examination of peak performance in sports / K. Anders Ericsson
  • Personal control over development and quality of life perspectives in adulthood / Jochen Brandtstädter and Bernhard Baltes-Götz.
  • Successful mastery of bereavement and widowhood : a life-course perspective / Camille B. Wortman and Roxane Cohen Silver
  • The Bonn longitudinal study of aging : coping, life adjustment, and life satisfaction / Georg Rudinger and Hans Thomae
  • Risk and protective factors in the transition to young adulthood / Barbara Maughan and Lorna Champion
  • Avoiding negative life outcomes : evidence from a forty-five year study / George E. Vaillant
  • Developmental behavorial genetics and successful aging / Nancy L. Pedersen and Jennifer R. Harris.