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Psychological Sciences
Bob G. Knight, PhD

Social Sciences
Deborah S. Carr, PhD

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Now seeking nominations for Editor-in-Chief of the:

  • Biological Sciences section of The Journals of Gerontology, Series AFind out more.
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History of Sexual Assault Is Associated With Greater Declines in Executive Functioning in Older Adults With APOE ϵ4
This study examined the longitudinal association between a prior history of sexual assault (SA), typically in youth, and decreasing executive functioning (EF) in old age and whether the apolipoprotein (APOE) ϵ4 allele modifies this relationship.
“Feeling Younger, Being Stronger”: An Experimental Study of Subjective Age and Physical Functioning Among Older Adults
The present study is an attempt to experimentally induce a younger subjective age among older adults and to test whether they show better physical functioning when they are induced to feel younger.
Causal Effects of Retirement Timing on Subjective Physical and Emotional Health
This article explores the effects of the timing of retirement on subjective physical and emotional health. Using panel data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), we test 4 theory-based hypotheses about these effects—that retirements maximize health when they happen earlier, later, anytime, or...
The Gray Divorce Revolution: Rising Divorce Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults, 1990–2010
Our study documents how the divorce rate among persons aged 50 and older has changed between 1990 and 2010 and identifies the sociodemographic correlates of divorce among today’s middle-aged and older adults.

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