Handbook of the Psychology of Aging (Handbooks of Aging)

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The Handbook of the Psychology of Aging has become the definitive reference source for information on the psychology of adult development and aging. It provides comprehensive reviews of research on biological and social influences on behavior and age-related changes in psychological function. The 7e will contain all new material and include an entirely new section devoted to what neuroscience has discovered on cognitive aging.

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"I particularly liked the section that looks at incomplete data and attrition, as the authors provide ways of resolving these issues...Overall, the handbook aims to provide a foundation for an understanding of the issues of ageing for both the individual and the wider society and it achieves this through the wide range of topics covered."--Ageing & Society, May 2013

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