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Traditionally, research on aging described only the lives of people over age 65 and the very old. Contemporary theories and research recognizes that biogenetic and psychological processes of aging are complex and lifelong. Functioning in each period of life is influenced by what happened earlier and, in turn, affects subsequent change. We all age in specific social and historical contexts. Together, these multiple influences on aging make it...

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Julie Evey
Julie Evey (Faculty)
2 years ago
Part of the NOBA collection. Online book chapter suitable for General Psychology - OER. If you create a free account, adaptable quizzes are available.