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Cognitive functioning, aging, and work: A review and recommendations for research and practice

Available Online http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/ocp/22/3/314/
Publication Date July 2017
Author Gwenith G. Fisher, Dorey S. Chaffee, Lois E. Tetrick, Deana B. Davalos, and Guy G. Potter
Source Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
Source Type Journal Article
Summary

This paper reviews the existing intersection of literature on cognitive functioning, aging, and work. The paper presents definitions, relevant theories, and the literature of how outcomes are affected, such as motivation, learning, development, training, and safety. The paper concludes by highlighting the importance of person-environment fit, discussing practical issues, and suggesting future research directions.

Keywords Cognitive function, aging, motivation, learning, development, training
Reference

Fisher, G. G., Chaffee, D. S., Tetrick, L. E., Davalos, D. B., & Potter, G. G. (2017). Cognitive functioning, aging, and work: A review and recommendations for research and practice. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 22(3), 314-336.

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