Aging and Work

Perceptions of aging and work are studied with respect to treatment of older workers and the attitudes and behaviors of older workers.


Current Studies

  • demographic/occupational landscape of psychological age
  • development of a measure of workplace age stereotypes
  • contextual and individual predictors of psychological age
  • contributions of on-the-job and off-the-job stressors to perceptions of psychological age
  • relationships between health and psychological age
  • the role of perceived control as a mediator of relationships between satisfaction in personal life, work, and health, and expected retirement timing
  • different perspectives: age differences in predictors of expected retirement timing
  • age differences in use and benefits of downtime activities as a stress recovery mechanism
  • demographic/occupational landscape of psychological age