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Alterations that occur in the same individual over time.
Age changes
Refers to comparisons of people who are not the same age but are compared at the same moment in time.
Age differences
Negative stereotypes of people based on their advanced chronological years.
Ageism
Changes in or a general deterioration of health & vitality w/ passing years.
Biological aging
An arrangement of ages based on time elapsed from birth.
Chronological aging
Changes that occur as you age
Age changes
Age categories, such as a group of people in their 60's & a grp of people in their 70's
Cohort
A study that takes a sample of people at one point in time & attempts to identify attitudes, beliefs, values, or behavior patterns.
Cross-sectional research
Effects orginating from outside the body and have an effect on an entire individual rather than an isolated body or organism.
Extrinsic agerelated effects
Your body's age
Biological aging
Form of aging that classifies people into age-related categories based on observable phenomena
Functional aging
Branch of knowledge that deals with aging and the problems of the aged.
Gerontology
Refer to changes originating from within the body, such as genetic characteristics or susceptibility to certain illnesses.
Intrinsic agerelated effects
Studies that follow a sample of respondents over a specific period of time.
Longitudinal research
Theory that suggested an inverse relationship between the degree of modernization in a culture and the status of older adults.
Modernization theory
Effects that relate to life transitions.
Period effects
Analyzes how such factors as personality, individual coping abilities, mental capacity, coordination, and sensory processes are affected by aging.
Psychological aging
The study of aging
Gerontology
How old you feel
Psychological aging
The extent to which a specific measure gives stable results over successive trials.
Reliability
The process of becoming old, with a focus on the changes that generally occur in the post-reproductive period.
Senescence
A subfield of gerontology that examines the nonphysiological aspects of aging.
Social gerontology
Examines the society in which individual aging occurs.
Sociological aging
The use of a combination of traits to categorize individuals or groups, a process that is frequently rigid & biased and carries negative if not derogatory beliefs and attitudes.
Stereotype
The degree of correspondence between what is supposed to be measured & what is actually measured.
Validity