Denis Gerstorf

Summary

Affiliation: University of Virginia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Stability of sex differences in cognition in advanced old age: the role of education and attrition
    Denis Gerstorf
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P245-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A systemic-wholistic approach to differential aging: longitudinal findings from the Berlin Aging Study
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 21:645-63. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Well-being affects changes in perceptual speed in advanced old age: longitudinal evidence for a dynamic link
    Denis Gerstorf
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Dev Psychol 43:705-18. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Depression predicts mortality in the young old, but not in the oldest old: results from the Berlin Aging Study
    Michael A Rapp
    Geriatric Psychiatry Center, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:844-52. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Self-perceptions of aging predict mortality and change with approaching death: 16-year longitudinal results from the Berlin Aging Study
    Dana Kotter-Grühn
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 24:654-67. 2009
  6. pmc Life satisfaction shows terminal decline in old age: longitudinal evidence from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP)
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1148-59. 2008
  7. pmc Decline in life satisfaction in old age: longitudinal evidence for links to distance-to-death
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, PA 16802, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:154-68. 2008
  8. pmc Executive dysfunctions across adulthood: measurement properties and correlates of the DEX self-report questionnaire
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16802, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 15:424-45. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Spousal social activity trajectories in the Australian longitudinal study of ageing in the context of cognitive, physical, and affective resources
    Christiane A Hoppmann
    Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Psychology, 654 Cherry Street, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P41-50. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Linking possible selves and behavior: do domain-specific hopes and fears translate into daily activities in very old age?
    Christiane A Hoppmann
    Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Psychology, 654 Cherry Street, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P104-11. 2007

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Stability of sex differences in cognition in advanced old age: the role of education and attrition
    Denis Gerstorf
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P245-9. 2006
    ..Findings also provide initial evidence that sex differences might be masked by differential patterns of sample attrition...
  2. ncbi request reprint A systemic-wholistic approach to differential aging: longitudinal findings from the Berlin Aging Study
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 21:645-63. 2006
    ..These findings demonstrate the usefulness of a wholistic approach for long-term prediction of outcomes and within-person systemic variability...
  3. ncbi request reprint Well-being affects changes in perceptual speed in advanced old age: longitudinal evidence for a dynamic link
    Denis Gerstorf
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Dev Psychol 43:705-18. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that well-being is not only a consequence of but also a source for successful aging. The discussion focuses on conceptual implications and methodological considerations...
  4. doi request reprint Depression predicts mortality in the young old, but not in the oldest old: results from the Berlin Aging Study
    Michael A Rapp
    Geriatric Psychiatry Center, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:844-52. 2008
    ..This study is concerned with the depression-mortality association in old and very old age...
  5. doi request reprint Self-perceptions of aging predict mortality and change with approaching death: 16-year longitudinal results from the Berlin Aging Study
    Dana Kotter-Grühn
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 24:654-67. 2009
    ..The authors discuss how self-perceptions of aging are embedded in mechanisms underlying pathways of dying late in life...
  6. pmc Life satisfaction shows terminal decline in old age: longitudinal evidence from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP)
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1148-59. 2008
    ..Overall, the evidence suggests that late-life changes in aspects of well-being are driven by mortality-related mechanisms and characterized by terminal decline...
  7. pmc Decline in life satisfaction in old age: longitudinal evidence for links to distance-to-death
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, PA 16802, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:154-68. 2008
    ..The authors conclude that late-life changes in subjective well-being are related to mechanisms predicting death and suggest routes for further inquiry...
  8. pmc Executive dysfunctions across adulthood: measurement properties and correlates of the DEX self-report questionnaire
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16802, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 15:424-45. 2008
    ..We discuss implications for the validity of the instrument as well as directions for future research on executive functioning difficulties in everyday life...
  9. ncbi request reprint Spousal social activity trajectories in the Australian longitudinal study of ageing in the context of cognitive, physical, and affective resources
    Christiane A Hoppmann
    Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Psychology, 654 Cherry Street, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P41-50. 2008
    ..Our findings illustrate the important role of social relationships for late-life development and suggest that the mechanisms involved in dyadic interdependencies may be domain and gender specific...
  10. ncbi request reprint Linking possible selves and behavior: do domain-specific hopes and fears translate into daily activities in very old age?
    Christiane A Hoppmann
    Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Psychology, 654 Cherry Street, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P104-11. 2007
    ..These findings speak to important associations between beliefs about possible selves and activities in advanced old age and the value of considering associations between microlevel and macrolevel indicators of successful aging...
  11. ncbi request reprint Regional brain changes in aging healthy adults: general trends, individual differences and modifiers
    Naftali Raz
    Department of Psychology and Institute of Gerontology, Wayne State University, 87 East Ferry St, 226 Knapp Building, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Cereb Cortex 15:1676-89. 2005
    ..No sex differences in age trends except for the caudate were observed. We found no evidence of neuroprotective effects of larger brain size or educational attainment...