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adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Boundary Extension Is Sensitive to Hand Position in Young and Older Adults

Kristi S Multhaup, Margaret P Munger and Kendra C Smith.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

April 2018; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 5085 words.

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Based on preliminary reports, we expected an age-related increase in boundary extension (BE), a...

The Growth of Older Inmate Populations: How Population Aging Explains Rising Age at Admission

Jeremy Luallen and Christopher Cutler.

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

September 2017; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 9565 words.

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Older inmates are the fastest growing segment of the prison population; however, the reasons...

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...

Aerobic Fitness and Intraindividual Reaction Time Variability in Middle and Old Age

Sarah Bauermeister and David Bunce.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

May 2016; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 5154 words.

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To examine whether aerobic fitness moderated age differences in within-person reaction time variability (WP RT variability) and given conceptual...

Visual Selective Attention in Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment

Paula M. McLaughlin, Nicole D. Anderson, Jill B. Rich, Howard Chertkow and Susan J. E. Murtha.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

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

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Subtle deficits in visual selective attention have been found in amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI). However, few studies have explored...

Mainland Chinese Implicit Theory of Wisdom: Generational and Cultural Differences

Chao S Hu, Michel Ferrari, Ru-De Liu, Qin Gao and Ethan Weare.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

October 2018; p ublished online December 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6773 words.

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This is the first study on the Mainland Chinese implicit theory of wisdom. To understand the...