Affiliation: Brandeis University
- Cortisol response to challenge involving low controllability: The role of control beliefs and ageStefan Agrigoroaei
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA Electronic address
Biol Psychol 93:138-42. 2013..Older adults showed a greater cortisol response than younger adults during the challenge. Implications of acute cortisol responses for performance outcomes are discussed...
- Cognitive functioning in midlife and old age: combined effects of psychosocial and behavioral factorsStefan Agrigoroaei
Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:i130-40. 2011....
- Frequent cognitive activity compensates for education differences in episodic memoryMargie E Lachman
Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:4-10. 2010..To test the hypothesis that frequent participation in cognitive activities can moderate the effects of limited education on cognitive functioning...
- Promoting functional health in midlife and old age: long-term protective effects of control beliefs, social support, and physical exerciseMargie E Lachman
Psychology Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS ONE 5:e13297. 2010..Given that functional health typically declines throughout adulthood, it is important to identify modifiable factors that can be implemented to maintain functioning, improve quality of life, and reduce disability...
- Low perceived control as a risk factor for episodic memory: the mediational role of anxiety and task interferenceMargie E Lachman
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
Mem Cognit 40:287-96. 2012..The implications of the results for developing interventions to improve memory performance are considered...