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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Distributed Communities of Practice

Anna T. Cianciolo and Karen M. Evans.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Engineering

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 7608 words.

Communities of practice have become increasingly valuable to organizations as the focal point of knowledge management initiatives. Communities of practice enhance organizational performance...

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Social networks and online community

Caroline Haythornthwaite.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 11357 words.

The very notion of community in an online context can begin a hot debate. Those who would keep the term ‘community’ for the imagined ideal of cooperation and joint sharing of land,...

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Social and Civic Participation in a Community Network

John M. Carroll, Mary Beth Rosson, Andrea Kavanaugh, Daniel Dunlap, Wendy Schafer, Jason Snook and Philip Isenhour.

in Computers, Phones, and the Internet

July 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 8116 words.

This chapter moves the focus of attention from the individual in the household to the larger community. The field site is a mid-sized American university town in a rural setting, which has...

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Language Pathways into the Community of Minds

Katherine Nelson.

in Why Language Matters for Theory of Mind

April 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 10881 words.

This chapter reconceptualizes the acquisition of a “theory of mind” as entering into a “community of minds,” where language plays a central role. This reconceptualization is necessary, the...

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Individual, community, and system: human implementation of representations

Keith Stenning.

in Seeing Reason

August 2002; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 33207 words.

This chapter presents practical applications of graphical systems to behaviour and the human implementation of logic. A discussion on the implementation of systems in the affective...

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The effects of music in community and educational settings

Susan Hallam and Raymond MacDonald.

in Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology

December 2008; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 5966 words.

This article reviews the literature that has explored the ways in which music may have benefits beyond those associated with our enjoyment of active engagement or listening in community and...

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Community Social Characteristics and Health at Older Ages: Evidence From 156 Religious Communities

Catherine E Bowen and Marc Luy.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

October 2018; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6822 words.

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Previous studies have found that individuals’ health is associated with the social...

Social Participation and Cognitive Decline Among Community-dwelling Older Adults: A Community-based Longitudinal Study

Kimiko Tomioka, Norio Kurumatani and Hiroshi Hosoi.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

June 2018; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 5493 words.

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To examine whether social participation (SP) by older individuals is associated with cognitive...

Identifying Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities: A Spatial Analysis

Maricruz Rivera-Hernandez, Takashi Yamashita and Jennifer M. Kinney.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

July 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6133 words.

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Guided by the concept of “aging in place” and potential policy implications, the study analyzed naturally occurring retirement communities...

The Effects of Music in Community and Educational Settings

Susan Hallam and Raymond MacDonald.

in The Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology

January 2016; p ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Social Psychology; Educational Psychology. 6388 words.

It has been recognized through the ages that music can have a very powerful influence on our emotions, moods, and behavior. Alongside the increase in and ease of music listening, there has...

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Hearing and Quality of Life Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Hannele Polku, Tuija M Mikkola, Merja Rantakokko, Erja Portegijs, Timo Törmäkangas, Taina Rantanen and Anne Viljanen.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

March 2018; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6975 words.

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Hearing loss is a common health concern in older people, and the prevalence of hearing loss...

Volunteering in the Community: Potential Benefits for Cognitive Aging

Hayley Guiney and Liana Machado.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

March 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6881 words.

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This review aims to advance understanding of the potential benefits of volunteering in the...

Jurors’ Cognition

Daniel Reisberg.

in The Science of Perception and Memory

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 10613 words.

This chapter focuses on three broad questions: First, it considers the influence of pretrial publicity (in the media, or on the Internet, or even in community gossip). Are jurors influenced...

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Forgiveness, Ego-Integrity, and Depressive Symptoms in Community-Dwelling and Residential Elderly Adults

Jessie Dezutter, Loren Toussaint and Mia Leijssen.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 2016; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 8028 words.

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This study aimed first, to investigate the relation between forgivingness and depressive symptoms in elderly individuals and second, to explore...

Importance of Numeracy as a Risk Factor for Elder Financial Exploitation in a Community Sample

Stacey A. Wood, Pi-Ju Liu, Yaniv Hanoch and Sara Estevez-Cores.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 5624 words.

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To examine the role of numeracy, or comfort with numbers, as a potential risk factor for financial elder exploitation in a community sample.

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Physical Functioning Is Associated With Processing Speed and Executive Functions in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Laurence Desjardins-Crépeau, Nicolas Berryman, Thien Tuong Minh Vu, Juan Manuel Villalpando, Marie-Jeanne Kergoat, Karen Z. Li, Laurent Bosquet and Louis Bherer.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6634 words.

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The aim of this study was to examine the association between physical functioning and cardiovascular burden on the cognitive performance of...

On the Locality of Asymmetric Close Relations: Spatial Proximity and Health Differences in a Senior Community

Markus H. Schafer.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

January 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 8599 words.

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A long line of research maintains that physical proximity increases interpersonal contact and boosts the likelihood of voluntary relationships....

Community and Coherence: Narrative Contributions to the Psychology of Conflict and Loss

Robert A. Neimeyer and Finn Tschudi.

in Narrative and Consciousness

August 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 11996 words.

As demonstrated by how one of the authors of this chapter has been able to organize his thoughts, human beings attempt to sort out their experiences through making use of the architecture...

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Functioning, Forgetting, or Failing Health: Which Factors Are Associated With a Community-Based Move Among Older Adults?

Esther M. Friedman, Margaret M. Weden, Regina A. Shih, Stephanie Kovalchik, Reema Singh and Jose Escarce.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7787 words.

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To examine whether the health and functioning of middle-aged and older adults are associated with an increased likelihood of community-based...

Using a Smartphone-Based Ecological Momentary Assessment Protocol With Community Dwelling Older African Americans

Heather Fritz, Wassim Tarraf, Dan J Saleh and Malcolm P Cutchin.

in Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences

September 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7342 words.

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Little is known about the feasibility of smartphone-based Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA)...