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Boosting Older Adults’ Vision Through Training

One weeks’ worth of training can improve older adults’ sensitivity to contrast and their ability to see clearly at close distances. ... More>


Simple Maze Test Could Help Identify At-Risk Older Drivers

Performance on a maze test, where subjects trace a path through a simple maze, may be a useful tool for quickly assessing dangerous cognitive impairments in older drivers. ... More>


Observation

A Look Back at Elaine Walker’s PSPI Editorship

In her 7 years as the journal’s editor, APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Elaine F. Walker expanded its exposure both within the psychological community and in the larger sphere of public policymakers and the general public. ... More>


Observer Article

Cognitive Shields

Some brains stay strong despite showing all the biological signs of dementia. Psychological science is identifying specific lifestyle defenses against cognitive decline. ... More>


The Liberation of Growing Old