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Major Issues in Cognitive Aging
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Major Issues in Cognitive Aging

Timothy Salthouse

Abstract

In recent years the field of cognitive aging has flourished and expanded into many different disciplines. It is probably, therefore, inevitable that some of the research has become very narrow, primarily focused on “counting and classifying the wrinkles of aged behavior,” rather than addressing more broad, general, and important questions. The main goal of this book is to try to identify some of the major phenomena in the field of cognitive aging, and to discuss issues relevant to the investigation and interpretation of them. It does not attempt to provide a comprehensive survey of the researc ... More

Keywords: cognitive aging, aged behavior, aging, literature on aging, cognition, cognitive aging research

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195372151
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372151.001.0001

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Timothy Salthouse, author

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