Psychological Science Agenda

A publication of the Science Directorate
January 2005 |Vol. 19, No. 1

SCIENCE BRIEFS

Aging Under Control?

By Margie E. Lachman, PhD

Adults with a lower sense of control may be more vulnerable to memory and health problems in later life, in part, because they are less likely to use compensatory strategies or adopt preventative behaviors.

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE