Age and Ageing

Older people's mental health and wellbeing could be improved if they are taught how to use social media, a new study has suggested.
Speaking two languages since childhood does not delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease, a new study published in the British Journal of Neuropsychology has found.
Anxiety can make people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) more susceptible to Alzheimer's disease, a new study has found.
Having a broad vocabulary could help to protect people against degenerative conditions such as dementia, new research suggests.
An innovative partnership team working to improve the lives of older people across North Lanarkshire has won a national award.
Date: Friday 28 November 2014 Time: 18:00 - 20:00 Venue: GC1.08, Tower Building, 166-220 Holloway Road, N7 8DB (opposite Holloway Road tube station)
This workshop is for anyone interested in learning about meta-synthesis of qualitative research for the purposes of systematically reviewing a diverse evidence base. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
The workshop will offer a clear and structured introduction to a number of current professional and ethical issues likely to be encountered within psychological practice. Timetable
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details Pluralism in qualitative research combines methods, analyses or interpretations to se
This workshop will offer researchers who are more used to working within quantitative paradigms some ways, advantages and challenges of combining quantitative methods with qualitative methods to conduct mixed methods research.  Timeta
The course will begin with an introduction to the science of sleep and then go on to described the various types of insomnia, backed up by use of case examples; before introducing a range of assessment and treatment options.
Stroke is one of the biggest causes of disability in the developed world. It affects in excess 100,000 people in the UK each year.
Faculty of the Psychology of Older People South Thames 
An overview of the challenges involved in designing and evaluating behaviour change interventions with the potential to have population-level impact, especially in relation to health promotion. Timetable 09:30 Regi
The cognitive skills of older people are better in the morning than the afternoon, according to new
Females can be more susceptible to Alzheimer's disease if they display neurotic tendencies, according to a new study.
Photographs depicting daily life in the Lake District between the 1930s and 1960s are helping to trigger memories in people with dementia.
We are pleased to offer this event, consisting of two half-day workshops:
The pleasures and perils of ageing are the subject of the first of three sessions being sponsored at the Cheltenham Literature Festival by the British Psychological Society.
Older people who are able to identify visual clues are more likely to retain their mental sharpness, according to a new study.
Thursday 25 September 2014 Lecture Room 1 in the Postgraduate Building.
A society's view of the status of older people can be a key influencer behind how over-70s feel about their own health, according a new study.
People are more likely to cooperate with others later in life, a new study has revealed.
Environmental distractions are more likely to impair the memory and cognitive processes of older people than their younger counterparts, a new
Dr Stephanie Petty from the Retreat in York has received the inaugural Una Holden Award at the annual conference of our Faculty for the Psychology of Older People (FPOP) in Shrewsbury today.
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