Recent Publications

2016

  • Bowen, C.E., Skirbekk, V. (2016). Old age expectations are related to how long people want to live. Aging and Society [link]
  • Skirbekk, V. et al. (2016). Religious Affiliation Among Older Age Groups Worldwide: Estimates for 2010 and Projections Until 2050. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. [link]
  • Weiss, D. (2016). On the Inevitability of Aging: Essentialist Beliefs Moderate the Impact of Negative Age Stereotypes on Older Adults' Memory Performance and Physiological Reactivity. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbw087 [link]
  • Weiss, D., & Weiss, M. (2016). The interplay of subjective social status and essentialist beliefs about aging on cortisol responses to challenge in older adults. Psychophysiology
  • Weiss, D., Job, V., Mathias, M., Grah, S., & Freund A.M. (2016). The end is (not) near: Aging, essentialism, and future time perspective. Developmental Psychology
  • Weiss, D., Sczesny, S., & Freund, A.M. (2016). Wanting to get more or protecting one’s assets: age-differential effects of gain versus loss perceptions on the willingness to engage in collective action. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 2, 254-264. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbu098

2015

  • Carr, D.C., Fried, L.P., Rowe, J.W. (2015). Productivity & engagement in an aging America: The role of volunteerism. Daedalus. The American Academy of Arts & Sciences. [link]
  • Gruenewald, T.L., Tanner, E.K., Fried, L.P., Carlson, M.C., Xue, Q-L, Parisi, J.M., Rebok, G.W., Yarnell, L.M., Seeman, T.E. (2015). The Baltimore Experience Corps Trial: Enhancing Generativity via Intergenerational Activity Engagement in Later Life. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. [link
  • Zissimopoulos, J.M., Goldman, D.P., Olshansky, S.J., Rother, J., Rowe, J.W. (2015). Individual & Social Strategies to Mitigate the Risks & Expand Opportunities of an Aging America. Daedalus. The American Academy of Arts & Sciences. [link]
  • Rowe, J.W. (2015). Successful Aging of Societies. Daedalus. The American Academy of Arts & Sciences. [link]
  • Rowe, J.W., Kahn, R.L. (2015). Successful Aging 2.0: Conceptual Expansions for the 21st Century. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. [link]
  • Pew Research Center. (2015). “The Future of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2010-2050” (Vegard Skirbekk) [link]
  • Staudinger, U.M. (2015). Images of aging: Outside and inside perspectives. Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 35(1), 187-210. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1891/0198-8794.35.187. [link]
  • Weiss, D., Sczesny, S., Freund, A.M. (2015). Wanting to get more or protecting one’s assets: age-differential effects of gain versus loss perceptions on the willingness to engage in collective action. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, doi:10.1093/geronb/gbu098 [link]

2014

  • Gusmano, M., Rodwin, V., Weisz, D. (2014). Using Comparative Analysis to Address Health System Caricatures. International Journal of Health Services, 553-565. [link]
  • Niemann, C., Godde, B., Staudinger, U.M., Voelcker-Rehage, C. (2014). Exercise-induced changes in basal ganglia volume and cognition in older adults. Neuroscience, 281c, 147-163. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2014.09.033 [link]
  • Skirbekk, V., James, K.S. (2014). Abuse against elderly in India: The role of education. BMC Public Health, 14: 336. [link]
  • Sivaramakrishnan, K. (2014). Aging and Dependency in an Independent Indian Natino Migrant Families, Workers and Social Experts (1940-60). Journal of Social History. [link]
  • Weiss, D. (2014). What will remain when we are gone? Finitude and generation identity in the second half of life. Psych. [link]
  • Weiss, D., Sczesny, S., Freund, A.M. (2014). Wanting to get more or protecting one’s assets: age-differential effects of gain versus loss perceptions on the willingness to engage in collective action. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, doi:10.1093/geronb/gbu098 [link]
  • Rodriguez-Manas, L., Fried, L.P. (2014). Frailty in the clinical scenario. The Lancet,  385, 9968, e7-e9. [link]

2013

  • Calvo, E., Sarkisian, N., Tamborini, C.R. (2013). “Causal Effects of Retirement Timing on Subjective Physical and Emotional Health.” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 68(1):73-84. [link
  • Fried, L.P., Carlson, M.C., McGill, S., Seeman, T., Xue, Q.L., Frick, K., Tan, E., Tanner, E.K., Barron, J., Frangakis, C., Piferi, R., Martinez, I., Gruenewald, T., Martin, B.K., Berry-Vaughn, L., Stewart, J., Dickersin, K., Willging, P.R., Rebok, G.W. (2013). Experience Corps: a dual trial to promote the health of older adults and children’s academic success. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 36(1):1-14. [link]
  • Rowe, J.W, Fried, L. P. (2013). Beyond Medicare reform: Strategies to enhance health and well-being in older persons. Public Policy and Aging Report[link]
  • Rowe, J.W., Fried, L.P. (2013). Incorporating frailty into clinical practice and clinical research. Journal of Frailty & Aging[link]
  • Rowe, J.W., Fried, L.P. (2013). Meeting the health care needs of aging societies. The Brown Journal of World Affairs. [link]
  • Goldman, D.P, Cutler, D., Rowe, J.W., Michaud, P-C, Sullivan, J., Peneva, D., Olshansky, S.J. (2013). Substantial health and economic returns from delayed aging may warrant a new focus for medical research. Health Affairs, 32: 10, 1698-1705. [link]
  • Skirbekk, V., Stonawski, M., Bonsang, E., Staudinger, U.M. (2013). The Flynn effect and population aging. Intelligence, 41(3), 169-177. [link]
  • Hardy, M., Skirbekk, V. (2013). Research Opportunities in the Demography of Aging. New Directions in the Sociology of Aging, 7: 137-167 [link]
  • Uglanova, E.A., Staudinger, U.M. (2013). Zooming in on Life Events: Is Hedonic Adaptation Sensitive to the Temporal Distance from the Event? Social Indicators Research, 111(1), 265-286. [link]
  • Weiss, D., Sassenberg, K., Freund, A.M. (2013). When Feeling Different Pays Off: How Older Adults Can Counteract Negative Age-Related Information. Psychology and Aging, 28, 1140-6. [link]

2012

  • Bowen, C.E., Staudinger, U.M. (2012). Relationship between age and promotion orientation depends on perceived older worker stereotypes. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 68(1), 59-63. [link]
  • Kumar, S., Calvo, R., Avendano, M., Sivaramakrishnan, K., Berkman, L.F. (2012). "Social Support, Volunteering and Health around the World: Cross-National Evidence from 139 Countries." Social Science and Medicine, 74  696-706. [link]
  • Mühlig-Versen, A., Bowen, C.E., Staudinger, U.M. (2012). Personality Plasticity in Later Adulthood: Contextual and Personal Resources Are Needed to Increase Openness to New Experiences. Psychology & Aging, 27(4), 855-866. [link]
  • Olshansky,S.J., Antonucci, T., Berkman, L., Binstock, R., Börsch-Supan, A., Cacioppo, J., Carnes, B.A., Carstensen, L., Fried, L., Goldman, D., Fried, L.P., Jackson, J., Kohli, M., Rother, J.,  Rowe, J. (2012). Differences in life expectancy due to race and educational differences are widening, and many may not catch up.  Health Affairs 31(8). [link]
  • Blekesaune, M., Skirbekk, V. (2012). “Can personality predict retirement behaviour? A longitudinal analysis combining survey and register data from Norway”. European Journal of Aging, 1: 1-8. [link]
  • Skirbekk, V., Loichinger, E., Weber, D.. (2012). “Variation in cognitive functioning as a refined approach to comparing ageing across countries“. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109 (3): 770-774. [link]
  • Skirbekk, V., Loichinger, E., Barakat, B.F. (2012). The Aging of the Workforce in European countries: Demographic Trends, Retirement Projections and Retirement Politics. The Oxford Handbook of Work and Aging. Oxford Library of Psychology. 4: 60-79.  [link]
  • Weiss, D., Freund, A.M. (2012). Still young at heart: Negative age-related information motivates distancing from same-aged people. Psychology and Aging, 27, 173-80. [link]
  • Weiss, D., Lang, F.R. (2012). “They” are old but “I” feel younger: Age-group dissociation as a self-protective strategy in old age. Psychology and Aging27, 153-63. [link]
  • Weiss, D., Lang, F.R. (2012). Two faces of age identity. The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry, 25, 5-14. [link]

2011

  • Gusmano, M.K., Allin, S. (2011). Health care for older persons in England and the United States: A contrast of systems and values.  Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 36(1): 89-118. [link]
  • Rowe, J.W., (2011). Successful societal adaptation to the aging of America. The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on an Aging Society: Public Policy and Aging Report21(4), 11-16. [link]
  • Staudinger, U.M., Glueck, J. (2011). Psychological wisdom research: Commonalities and differences in a growing field. Annual Review of Psychology, 62, 215-241. [link]
  • Staudinger, U. M., Bowen, C.E. (2011). A systemic approach to aging in the work context. Journal of Labor Market Research, 44(4), 295-306. [link]