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58 What’s in a face? Age differences in attentional viewing (Isaacowitz et al., 2006 COGNITIVE PERSPECTIVE Possible selves We are motivated to achieve a hoped-for self and avoid a feared self Coping and control Older adults may be MORE rather than less capable of coping with stress
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Unformatted text preview: Identity process theory Although identity balance is most beneficial to maintaining self-esteem in older adults, there are advantages to identity assimilation, or focusing on the positive....
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course PSY 365 taught by Professor Das during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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