By Ted L. Petit (auth.), F. I. M. Craik, Sandra Trehub (eds.)
For quite a few purposes, there was an explosion of curiosity in examine on getting older over the last few years. the explanations contain an expertise that an enormous and starting to be percentage of our inhabitants is over sixty five and that learn findings can give a contribution to their future health, pride, and potency as contributors of society; the truth that investment firms have counseled the necessity for extra learn attempt within the quarter via establishing certain courses; and in addition the truth that researchers themselves are turning extra to functional difficulties as many theoretical matters (in experimen tal psychology at the least) appear to stay as intractable as ever. hence, at this time there's common curiosity in getting older, yet there's additionally an absence of data as to what has already been entire within the zone, what the theoretical matters are, and what elements give a contribution to the methodological and functional problems. The time is propitious for conferences of specialists in quite a few facets of the getting older technique, either to debate between themselves most modern advances within the box and in addition to inte grate identified details for researchers and practitioners. in the summertime of 1980 we equipped any such assembly because the tenth annual psychology symposium to be held on the Erindale Campus of the collage of Toronto. the subject selected was once getting older and Cognitive tactics, and the edited contributions to the symposium shape the chapters of the current book.
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Aging and Cognitive Processes by Ted L. Petit (auth.), F. I. M. Craik, Sandra Trehub (eds.)