Psychology and Aging: Nebraska Symposium on Motivation, 1991

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only influence on our lives--intelligence and physical attractiveness, health and wealth, race, sex, and religion are also important determinants, as are the larger social contexts of family, community, and nation. But each of the five factors--Neuroticism, Extraversion, Openness, Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness--is essential for understanding the course of life, and a systematic study of their effects on life choices and life outcomes could form the basis for a new view of adulthood. Levinson ( 1986) recently noted that "the study of adult development is . . . in its infancy" (p. 3). By comparison, trait psychology is a mature science, with established methods and findings. Progress in understanding adult development will come in part from an appreciation of the role of enduring dispositions in shaping the life course.
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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction ix
  • Aging and Slowing Of Behavior: Consequences for Cognition And Survival 1
  • References 33
  • Memory-Skills Training for Older Adults 39
  • References 119
  • Wisdom And Successful Aging 123
  • References 159
  • Trait Psychology Comes of Age 169
  • References 200
  • Natural Cohorts: Family Similarity In Adult Cognition 205
  • References 240
  • Maturing the Study Of Aging: Discussant'S Commentary 245
  • Conclusion 257
  • Subject Index 261
  • Author Index 269
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