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Intergenerational Communication Satisfaction and Age Boundaries in Bulgaria and the United States
He has directed the Seattle Longitudinal Study of cognitive aging since and is the author of more than journal articles and chapters on the psychology of aging. His current research interest is in the life course of adult intelligence, its antecedents and modifiability, the impact of cognitive behavior in midlife upon the integrity of brain structures in old age, the early detection of risk for dementia, as well as methodological issues in the developmental sciences.
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Nussbaum / Coupland | Handbook of Communication and Aging Research |
Search for books, journals or webpages All Pages Books Journals. View on ScienceDirect. Paperback ISBN: Imprint: Academic Press. Published Date: 16th November Page Count: View all volumes in this series: Handbooks of Aging. For regional delivery times, please check When will I receive my book?
Sorry, this product is currently out of stock. Flexible - Read on multiple operating systems and devices. Easily read eBooks on smart phones, computers, or any eBook readers, including Kindle. Since the publication of the first handbook nearly 10 years ago, the study of aging by social gerontologists has become more focused, more theoretically diverse, and more methodologically interesting.
This second edition of the Handbook of Communication and Aging Research is our attempt to capture this ever-changing and expanding domain of research. Five new chapters have been added, numerous chapters have received major revision, and two classic chapters appear with only slight modification.
Since it was first recognized that there is more to social aging than demography, gerontology has needed a communication perspective. Much like the first edition of the handbook, the second edition sets out to demonstrate that aging is not only or not even in the main an individual but an interactive process. It is the study of communication that can lead us to understand what it means to grow old. We may age physiologically and, of course, chronologically, but our social aging—how we behave, as social actors, toward others, and even how we align ourselves with or come to understand the signs of difference or change as we age—are phenomena achieved primarily through communication experiences.
The means by which we, as social actors, provide or constrain ways of being old, and in turn can come to understand aging in others as well as in ourselves, is through both verbal and nonverbal communication practices. Communicative processes define. An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.
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Nussbaum, Justine Coupland. No cover image. Read preview. Synopsis This second edition of the Handbook of Communication and Aging Research captures the ever-changing and expanding domain of aging research.
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This chapter presents the basics of a communication approach to aging. It describes some of the basic changes that occur in communication as people get old, and outlines the approach taken in rest of the book. By the end of this chapter you should be able to:. CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people. Remember me? Back Institutional Login Please choose from an option shown below.
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