Aging and Cognition: Research Methodologies and Empirical Advances, by Bosworth, Hayden B.
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- ISBN: 9781433804540 | 1433804549
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 5/1/2009
Aging and Cognition takes an interdisciplinary look at cognitive aginghow it happens and how to study it. The first part of the book explores methods for measuring cognitive change, including how to study cohort effects. The second part explores the social and psychological factors associated with cognitive aging. And, finally, a brief concluding section explores how to use research findings to improve the everyday functioning of adultsa challenging task because everyday functioning relies on complex cognitive tasks, while most cognitive research measures only basic cognitive tasks.