5 edition of Aging, Representation, and Thought found in the catalog.
November 13, 2002
by Transaction Publishers
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||142|
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Entropy always wins. Each multicellular organism, using energy from the sun, is able to develop and maintain its identity for only so long.
Then deterioration prevails over synthesis, and the organism ages. Aging can be defined as the time-related deterioration of the physiological functions necessary for survival and fertility.
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This chapter reviews and critiques the scientific literature that has examined changes in attention due to aging. At a global level, the chapter focuses on two different varieties of attention: selective attention and divided attention.
In general, selective attention refers to the ability to both focus on information of relevance to the organism and exclude or ignore information that is task. assistive devices. 17 This lack of representation in the mass media may contribute to marginalizing older adults, who already feel the effects of ageism and a sense of diminished worth and participation in society.
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This aging pattern provides the foundation for theories of adult development that postulate two distinct components of cognition: fluid versus crystallized intelligence or the related dichotomy of mechanics versus pragmatics of intelligence.
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With this landmark book, Baars takes his place among the very few serious philosophers—academic or not—who have written on the subject. Visual representation of older people affects the attitudes, expectations, and behaviors of people of all ages.
Inaccurate and stereotypical portrayals may have unintended consequences and contribute to ageism, including in the workplace. Thoughts on Aging: From an Aging Priest. The reflections that follow are from Monsignor Daniel J.
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This book aims to provide a new, linguistically grounded typology of speech and thought representation in English on the basis of the systematic study of deictic, syntactic and semantic properties of authentic examples drawn from literary as well as non-literary sources.