Age and Ageing

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.
Pop music is being used as part of a memory game in a bid to better understand how it can stick in the mind, even years after being released.
The Annual Conference of the Faculty of the Psychology of Older People (FPOP), part of our Division of Clinical Psychology, takes place in Shrewsbury tomorrow (25 June) and Thursday.
Maintaining social ties and joining in group activities could help older people to stay healthier for longer, according to new research set to be published next month.
Healthcare officials should pay more attention to mental health problems, because it could reduce people's life expectancy more than smoking can, according to new research
Television presenter Fiona Phillips has revealed that she is worried about developing Alzheimer's disease after seeing both her parents die following a battle with the condition.
A new study has found.that psychological support services could be extremely useful for
New research suggests older people may make less reliable eyewitnesses. Research conducted by Dr Helen Kaye of The Open University involved 134 people aged between 22 and 66 years old, who were asked to watch video footage of a mugging.
Welcome to the website for our 2015 Annual Conference to be held on 5-7 May at the ACC Liverpool which is located on the banks of the River Mersey right next to the iconic Albert Dock.
Women who take care of their grandchildren could be helping their brains stay agile as much as they are assisting with the babysitting - as long as they don't do it too often.
Older parents who feel positive about giving their grown-up children support report having fewer depressive symptoms, according to an evaluation
The cognitive damage caused by white matter disease appears to be more widespread than previously thought, according to a study published in the British Psychological Society's Journal of Neuropsychology today. 
Women aged 60 or over accounted for nearly a third of hospital admissions for anxiety during the year to November 2013, new figures have revealed.
This morning’s BBC Radio 4 Today programme featured the work of researchers at Plymouth University's Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research who have begun investigating whether music and technology could help dementia sufferers remem
A pair of researchers in Switzerland say there is an attitude common among the very old that is best described as "senior coolness".
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