Credit Weight: 0.5 Prerequisite(s): Psychology 3131 or permission of the instructor Description: An in-depth examination of selected topics in normal aging, with emphasis on both research methodology and the practical utilization of findings. Measurement and research design issues associated with the use of primary versus secondary data (e.g., survey data and administrative data) will be explored. The topics included will range from physical performance through cognition to psychosocial well-being, with the main theoretical perspective being on the promotion of a higher quality of life in older people. Cross-List(s): Gerontology 4151 Offering: 0-0; 3-0

Psychology 4151 Advanced Studies in the Psychology of Aging

Credit Weight: 0.5 Prerequisite(s): Psychology 3131 or permission of the instructor Description: An in-depth examination of selected topics in normal aging, with emphasis on both research methodology and the practical utilization of findings. Measurement and research design issues associated with the use of primary versus secondary data (e.g., survey data and administrative data) will be explored. The topics included will range from physical performance through cognition to psychosocial well-being, with the main theoretical perspective being on the promotion of a higher quality of life in older people. Cross-List(s): Gerontology 4151 Offering: 0-0; 3-0




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