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Investing Over the Life Cycle

John Y. Campbell and Luis M. Viceira

in Strategic Asset Allocation: Portfolio Choice for Long-Term Investors

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296942
eISBN:
9780191596049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296940.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter uses a life‐cycle model calibrated to microeconomic US data to examine financial asset allocation strategies of working households saving for retirement. For typical US households with ... More


Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: Linking cognitive and cerebral aging

Roberto Cabeza, Lars Nyberg, and Denise Park (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195156744
eISBN:
9780199864171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156744.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Until very recently, our knowledge about the neural basis of cognitive aging was based on two disciplines that had very little contact with each other. Whereas the neuroscience of aging investigated ... More


The own-age effect in face recognition

Timothy J. Perfect and Helen C. Moon

in Measuring the Mind: Speed, control, and age

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566427
eISBN:
9780191693588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566427.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Previous research on face recognition has shown an own-age effect, such that older adults are more adept at recognizing faces of their own age than younger faces, with the reverse (or a null effect) ... More


Commentary: Framing fearful (a)symmetries: Three hard questions about cognitive aging

Paul Verhaeghen

in New Frontiers in Cognitive Aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525691
eISBN:
9780191689369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525691.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter poses three fundamental questions about cognitive aging, linking them to the directions of research established in the chapters of this section of the book. These questions are: What is ... More


Age, birth cohort, and period effects in psychiatric disorders in the USA

Katherine Keyes and Charley Liu

in A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199657018
eISBN:
9780191748097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Assessment of age, period, and cohort effects in the temporal variation of psychiatric disorders is important for understanding changes in the nature and magnitude of the effect of aetiologically ... More


Conduct Disorder: Risk Factors and Changing Prevalence

Stephen J. Kunitz, K. Ruben Gabriel, and Jerrold E. Levy

in Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines some of the risk factors for conduct disorder itself and attempts to answer the question of whether conduct disorder has become increasingly common. Despite some confounding ... More


MRI Measures of Aging: Methodological Issues

Hanzhang Lu and Peiying Liu

in Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: Linking Cognitive and Cerebral Aging

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199372935
eISBN:
9780190662264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372935.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

MRI is a powerful imaging modality that has enormous potential in studies of cerebral aging. Over the past decade, MRI technologies have undergone rapid progress in both image quality and acquisition ... More


Conclusion: Inviting the Future

Mary Johnson, Patricia Wittberg, and Mary L. Gautier

in New Generations of Catholic Sisters: The Challenge of Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199316847
eISBN:
9780199371457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199316847.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter summarizes the period, age, and cohort effects that influence whether a Catholic woman in the United States will enter a religious institute and which institute she will choose. ... More


A Unified Perspective of First and Second Language Acquisition

John H. Schumann

in Exploring the Interactional Instinct

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199927005
eISBN:
9780199369737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927005.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents a view of first and second language acquisition in which both processes are seen to be governed by three factors: desire/motivation, ability/aptitude, and opportunity. ... More


Gas-filled detectors

Hermann Kolanoski and Norbert Wermes

in Particle Detectors: Fundamentals and Applications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198858362
eISBN:
9780191890710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858362.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Detectors that record charged particles through their ionisation of gases are found in many experiments of nuclear and particle physics. By conversion of the charges created along a track into ... More


Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Composites

James E. Mark, Harry R. Allcock, and Robert West

in Inorganic Polymers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131192
eISBN:
9780197561454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131192.003.0012
Subject:
Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry

A relatively new area that involves silicon-containing materials is the synthesis of “ultrastructure” materials, that is materials in which structure can be controlled at the level of around 100 Å. ... More


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