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See detailActivities and their associations with state and trait components of well-being in old age
Leist, Anja UL; Albert, Isabelle UL; Ferring, Dieter UL

in Zeitschrift fuer Gerontologie und Geriatrie (2010), 43(S1), 88-88

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See detailRemembering positive and negative life events: Associations with future time perspective and functions of autobiographical memory
Leist, Anja UL; Ferring, Dieter UL; Filipp, Sigrun-Heide

in GeroPsych: Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry (2010), 23(3), 137-147

We examined distributions of remembered negative and positive life events across the lifespan in a sample of adults in middle and old age. Distributions of positive, but not negative, life events showed a ... [more ▼]

We examined distributions of remembered negative and positive life events across the lifespan in a sample of adults in middle and old age. Distributions of positive, but not negative, life events showed a significant reminiscence bump, replicating earlier findings. Gender differences occurred with respect to distribution of memories of positive life events of the first four decades of life. Furthermore, we found substantial associations of number and valence of remembered life events with future time perspective and functions of autobiographical memory to create meaning, which remained significant after controlling for age and health. The number and valence of negative and positive life events across the lifespan reflect, to a certain extent, the age and time perspective of the remembering individual. [less ▲]

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See detailSelf-regulatory strategies and well-being. Retaining a sense of mastery and satisfaction in old age
Leist, Anja UL; Ferring, Dieter UL; Filipp, Sigrun-Heide

in Gerontologist (2009), 49(S2), 8-8

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