75-year-old Mrs. A. has difficulty with her vision due to cataracts but her friend Mrs. B., also 75,
can see perfectly. However, Mrs. B.'s arthritis makes it difficult for her to walk while Mrs. A.
recently ran a senior marathon. This example illustrates
A 35-year-old woman feels concerned about her career because she believes that, by this age,
she should have advanced further than she has by now. Her concern would be best explained
by which theoretical approach to understanding development?
A) life span
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is almost always caused by:
C ) smoking.
An 82-year-old man constantly feels sad, demoralized, and worthless. He also is experiencing significant
memory problems. Based on this pattern of symptoms, physician ex
The role of grandparenting to aging individuals is shown by researchers to:
C ) be important to their mental health.
Couples in long-term relationships characterized by emergent distress show which pattern of conflict
D ) gradual disappointment
Online headlines from a major new study report that sexual interest diminishes as people get older.
However, as you read the article in more detail, you realize that the study only compared people of
different ages. Therefore, this study was _ a
Changes with age in the dermis layer of the skin are associated with age-related alterations in
which protein, also found in connective tissue throughout the body?
The normal enlargement of the _ gland in men m
Though very similar in many ways to Alzheimer's disease, multi-infarct dementia (MID) differs
importantly in that it is caused by:
A ) excessive intake of alcohol.
B ) abnormalities in metabolism.
C ) traumatic brain injury.
D ) loss of blood supply to th
A factor in the driving behavior of older adults is that, compared to younger adults, they are
more likely to:
A) engage in distracted driving.
B) drive while under the influence.
* C) know how to react in an emergency.
D) venture out after dark.