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Subjective Perceptions of Cognitive Change

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the accuracy of adults' perceptions with regard to an issue that is of increasing concern with age: whether our intellectual abilities are actually declining. These concerns ... More


Family Studies of Intellectual Abilities in Adulthood

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter gives an account of family studies of intellectual abilities in adulthood designed to consider similarities in adult parent-offspring and sibling pairs as well as similarity in married ... More


Role of Dopamine Systems in Cognitive Aging

Lars Bäckman and Lars Farde

in Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: Linking cognitive and cerebral aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195156744
eISBN:
9780199864171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156744.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

This chapter reviews literature on the influence of age-related changes in the nigrostriatal dopamine (DA) system on age-related cognitive changes. The chapter is organized as follows: first, it ... More


Control of Symptoms: Cognitive Dysfunction

Laura Goldstein

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter looks into the nature of cognitive changes in ALS patients, the different symptoms associated with cognitive change, and the potential interventions that may slow the progression of the ... More


The neuropsychological presentation of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders

Julie Snowden

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.028
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases that lead to progressive cognitive impairment are conventionally classified as ‘the dementias’. Dementia is traditionally defined as a ... More


Maternal Effects, Social Cognitive Development, and the Evolution of Human Intelligence

David F. Bjorklund, Jason Grotuss, and Adriana Csinady

in Maternal Effects in Mammals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501192
eISBN:
9780226501222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501222.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter examines maternal effects in human cognitive evolution. It discusses the changes in social intelligence and argues that the confluence of increased brain size, delayed maturation, and ... More


How Experience Cultivates Intelligence

Michael E. Martinez

in Future Bright: A Transforming Vision of Human Intelligence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199781843
eISBN:
9780190256050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199781843.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores how experience cultivates intelligence by focusing on the Flynn effect, a phenomenon in which the IQ scores have been increasing worldwide for at least a hundred years. It first ... More


Subjective Perceptions of Cognitive Change

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle Longitudinal Study

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195386134
eISBN:
9780190255657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386134.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter summarizes the findings of the Seattle Longitudinal Study (SLS) regarding subjective perceptions of cognitive change. First launched in 1956, the SLS was designed to investigate various ... More


Introduction and Preview

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle Longitudinal Study

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195386134
eISBN:
9780190255657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386134.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book presents the history, results, and latest data from the Seattle Longitudinal Study (SLS), first launched in 1956 to investigate various aspects of intellectual development from early ... More


Expanding the Electorate Through Practice: Voting and Habit Formation

Lisa García Bedolla and Melissa R. Michelson

in Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166781
eISBN:
9780300167399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166781.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses the question of whether individuals who are impelled to vote in a given election are likely to vote in subsequent elections. It shows that voting is habit forming. Across ... More


Biological Influences on Cognitive Change

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle Longitudinal Study

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195386134
eISBN:
9780190255657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386134.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter summarizes the findings of the Seattle Longitudinal Study (SLS) regarding biological influences on cognitive change. First launched in 1956, the SLS was designed to investigate various ... More


Color Experience: A Semantic Theory

Mohan Matthen

in Color Ontology and Color Science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013857
eISBN:
9780262312493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013857.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter presents a semantic theory of color experience, on which color experience represents or denotes color properties, and attributes these properties to visual objects. Utilizing the concept ... More


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