MARGIE LACHMAN

Summary

Affiliation: Brandeis University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Mechanisms of age-related cognitive change and targets for intervention: social interactions and stress
    William S Kremen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:760-5. 2012
  2. pmc Low perceived control as a risk factor for episodic memory: the mediational role of anxiety and task interference
    Margie E Lachman
    Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Mem Cognit 40:287-96. 2012
  3. pmc Promoting functional health in midlife and old age: long-term protective effects of control beliefs, social support, and physical exercise
    Margie E Lachman
    Psychology Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13297. 2010
  4. pmc Frequent cognitive activity compensates for education differences in episodic memory
    Margie E Lachman
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:4-10. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Realism and illusion in Americans' temporal views of their life satisfaction: age differences in reconstructing the past and anticipating the future
    Margie E Lachman
    Psychology Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:889-97. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Fear of falling and activity restriction: the survey of activities and fear of falling in the elderly (SAFE)
    M E Lachman
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 53:P43-50. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Development in midlife
    Margie E Lachman
    Psychology Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 55:305-31. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Strategy use mediates the relationship between control beliefs and memory performance for middle-aged and older adults
    Margie E Lachman
    Department of Psychology, MS 062, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P88-94. 2006
  9. pmc Perceived trajectories of life satisfaction across past, present, and future: profiles and correlates of subjective change in young, middle-aged, and older adults
    Christina Röcke
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:833-47. 2008
  10. pmc The association between computer use and cognition across adulthood: use it so you won't lose it?
    Patricia A Tun
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:560-8. 2010

Research Grants

  1. CONTROL BELIEFS, MEMORY, AND AGING
    MARGIE LACHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. CONTROL BELIEFS, MEMORY, AND AGING
    Margie E Lachman; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. CONTROL BELIEFS, MEMORY, AND AGING
    MARGIE LACHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Mechanisms of age-related cognitive change and targets for intervention: social interactions and stress
    William S Kremen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:760-5. 2012
    ..The effects of biological and physical factors on cognitive aging are widely studied. Less is known about the role of psychosocial factors such as stress and social relationships for cognitive functioning...
  2. pmc Low perceived control as a risk factor for episodic memory: the mediational role of anxiety and task interference
    Margie 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...
  3. pmc Promoting functional health in midlife and old age: long-term protective effects of control beliefs, social support, and physical exercise
    Margie 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...
  4. pmc Frequent cognitive activity compensates for education differences in episodic memory
    Margie 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...
  5. doi request reprint Realism and illusion in Americans' temporal views of their life satisfaction: age differences in reconstructing the past and anticipating the future
    Margie E Lachman
    Psychology Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:889-97. 2008
    ..We discuss these findings from a life-span developmental perspective on motivational shifts from growth to maintenance and consider the implications of accuracy in evaluating the past and future...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fear of falling and activity restriction: the survey of activities and fear of falling in the elderly (SAFE)
    M E Lachman
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 53:P43-50. 1998
    ..This may provide useful information for those interested in treating fear of falling of promoting activity among the elderly...
  7. ncbi request reprint Development in midlife
    Margie E Lachman
    Psychology Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 55:305-31. 2004
    ..The need for future research to illuminate and integrate the diverse aspects of midlife is highlighted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Strategy use mediates the relationship between control beliefs and memory performance for middle-aged and older adults
    Margie E Lachman
    Department of Psychology, MS 062, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P88-94. 2006
    ..Specifically, middle-aged and older adults who perceived greater control over cognitive functioning were more likely to categorize the words and had better recall performance...
  9. pmc Perceived trajectories of life satisfaction across past, present, and future: profiles and correlates of subjective change in young, middle-aged, and older adults
    Christina Röcke
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:833-47. 2008
    ..Results indicate that a person-centered approach to assessing life satisfaction provides a rich and dynamic picture of individual differences in subjective well-being across the adult life span...
  10. pmc The association between computer use and cognition across adulthood: use it so you won't lose it?
    Patricia A Tun
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:560-8. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that frequent computer activity is associated with good cognitive function, particularly executive control, across adulthood into old age, especially for those with lower intellectual ability...
  11. ncbi request reprint Telephone assessment of cognitive function in adulthood: the Brief Test of Adult Cognition by Telephone
    Patricia A Tun
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, MS 013, Department of Psychology, MS 062, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Age Ageing 35:629-32. 2006
  12. pmc Age differences in reaction time and attention in a national telephone sample of adults: education, sex, and task complexity matter
    Patricia A Tun
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1421-9. 2008
    ..The approach demonstrates the utility of combining laboratory paradigms with survey methods to enable the study of larger, more diverse and representative samples across the lifespan...
  13. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility and resilience to memory aging stereotypes: education matters more than age
    Carrie Andreoletti
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    Exp Aging Res 30:129-48. 2004
    ..In contrast, those with less education show greater susceptibility to the detrimental effects of age stereotypes and respond negatively to both stereotype and counterstereotype information about memory aging...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physiological reactivity to cognitive stressors: variations by age and socioeconomic status
    Shevaun D Neupert
    Brandeis University, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 62:221-35. 2006
    ..Implications of these findings for cognitive aging research are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Place matters: consensual features and regional variation in American well-being and self
    Victoria C Plaut
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, California 94305 2130, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:160-84. 2002
    ..Study 3 found regional self profiles consistent with the well-being profiles...
  16. pmc Psychosocial and behavioural contributors to health: age-related increases in physical disability are reduced by physical fitness
    Kelly A Cotter
    Department of Psychology, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA 95819 6007, USA
    Psychol Health 25:805-20. 2010
    ..Beneficial effects of physical fitness are considered within the context of lifespan theories of health, and implications for interventions are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Negative interactions in close relationships: introduction to a special section
    Margie E Lachman
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:P69. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of aging in two cultures: Korean and American views on old age
    Rebecca J Yun
    Psychology Department, Brandeis University, MS 062, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 21:55-70. 2006
    ..Results are discussed in relation to aging in different cultural contexts...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effects of strength training on memory in older adults
    Margie E Lachman
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 14:59-73. 2006
    ..The results suggest that strength training can benefit memory among older adults, especially when using higher resistance levels...
  20. ncbi request reprint Age differences in the relationship between anxiety and recall
    Carrie Andreoletti
    Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT 06050 4010, USA
    Aging Ment Health 10:265-71. 2006
    ..Although many factors may contribute to memory decline, our results suggest that managing anxiety may be a promising avenue for minimizing episodic memory problems in later life...

Research Grants8

  1. CONTROL BELIEFS, MEMORY, AND AGING
    MARGIE LACHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results can provide promising directives for reducing memory impairment and improving the everyday functioning of older adults. ..
  2. CONTROL BELIEFS, MEMORY, AND AGING
    Margie E Lachman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results can be used to develop more effective interventions to reduce distress, impairment and dependence, enhance control beliefs and memory, and improve everyday functioning in later life. ..
  3. CONTROL BELIEFS, MEMORY, AND AGING
    MARGIE LACHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results can be used to develop more effective interventions to reduce distress, impairment and dependence, enhance control beliefs and memory, and improve everyday functioning in later life. ..