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On Retirement and Cognitive Aging from a Life-Span Perspective


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Title: On Retirement and Cognitive Aging from a Life-Span Perspective
Authors: Zulka, Linn Elena
E-mail: linn.zulka@psy.gu.se
Issue Date: 24-Nov-2021
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I Zulka, L. E., Hansson, I., & Hassing, L. B. (2019). Impact of retirement on cognitive function: A literature review. GeroPsych: The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry, 32(4), 187-203.
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II Zulka, L. E., Thorvaldsson, V., Hansson, I., & Hassing, L. B. (2021). Effects of work demand and changes in leisure activity on post-retirement memory. GeroPsych: The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry. Advance online publication.
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III Zulka, L. E., Hansson, I., Hassing, L. B., & Thorvaldsson, V. (2021). Personality and reasoning ability during retirement age: Report from a Swedish population-based longitudinal study. Journal of Research in Personality. Advance online publication.
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IV Zulka, L.E., Thorvaldsson, V., Hansson, I., & Hassing, L.B. (2021). The role of young adulthood intelligence and contact with friends in life satisfaction during the retirement transition. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Date of Defence: 2021-12-17
Disputation: Fredagen den 17 december 2021, kl. 10.00, sal F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: cognitive aging
retirement transition
leisure activity engagement
work demands
personality
life satisfaction
initial IQ
social contacts
Abstract: Retirement is a major life event potentially affecting domains such as cognitive functioning and well-being. The main aim of this thesis was to assess whether retirement influences cognitive functioning and how inter- and intra-individual differences in psychological and lifestyle factors moderate the association. A secondary purpose was to evaluate whether general intelligence, as measured at age 18, and social contacts later in life may function as resources for successful adaptation ... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-566-2 (PRINT)
978-91-8009-567-9 (PDF)
ISSN: 1101-718X
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/69951
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