Aging and Cognitive Processes by Ted L. Petit (auth.), F. I. M. Craik, Sandra Trehub (eds.)

By Ted L. Petit (auth.), F. I. M. Craik, Sandra Trehub (eds.)

For various purposes, there was an explosion of curiosity in study on getting older over the last few years. the explanations comprise an know-how that an enormous and becoming percentage of our inhabitants is over sixty five and that examine findings can give a contribution to their future health, pride, and potency as individuals of society; the truth that investment companies have recommended the necessity for extra learn attempt within the sector through developing certain courses; and likewise the truth that researchers themselves are turning extra to functional difficulties as many theoretical matters (in experimen­ tal psychology at the very least) appear to stay as intractable as ever. hence, at the present there's common curiosity in getting older, yet there's additionally a scarcity of information as to what has already been comprehensive within the sector, what the theoretical concerns are, and what components give a contribution to the methodological and functional problems. The time is propitious for conferences of specialists in numerous features of the getting older procedure, either to debate between themselves newest advances within the box and likewise to inte­ grate identified info for researchers and practitioners. in the summertime of 1980 we geared up any such assembly because the tenth annual psychology symposium to be held on the Erindale Campus of the collage of Toronto. the subject selected used to be getting older and Cognitive approaches, and the edited contributions to the symposium shape the chapters of the current book.

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85-95. Hirano. A .. Demlitzer. H. • Kurland. L. , & Zimmerman. H. M. The fine structure of some intraganglionic alterations. Neurofibrillary tangles, granulovacuCllar bodies. and rod-like structures as seen in Guam amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Parkinson-dementia complex. 27. 167-182. Hochschild. R. Effect of dimethylaminoethyl-p-chlorphcnoxy-acetate on the life span of male Swiss Webster albino mice. 8. 177-183. (a) Hochschild. R. Effect of dimethylaminoethanol on the life span of senile male A/J mice.

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