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When I'm 64 by L.L. Carstensen, C.R. Hartel

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When I'm 64
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Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 030910064X
ISBN-13: 9780309100649
Number of pages: 281

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Examines how individual and social behavior play a role in understanding diverse outcomes in old age. It also explores the implications of an aging workforce on the economy. The book recommends that the National Institute on Aging focus its research support in social, personality, and life-span psychology in four areas: motivation and behavioral change; socioemotional influences on decision-making; the influence of social engagement on cognition; and the effects of stereotypes on self and others.

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