The study of human development: The future of the field

Publication Type Book Year of Publication 2018 Authors Settersten, RA, McClelland, MM Publisher Routledge City New York Abstract If you had just one wish for the study of human development, what would it be? How would it advance the field? And what would it take for your vision to be realized? This was the charge … Continue reading The study of human development: The future of the field

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Long-Term Outcomes of Military Service: The Health and Well-Being of Aging Veterans

Publication Type Book Year of Publication 2018 Authors Spiro, A, Settersten, RA, Aldwin, CM Edition 1 Number of Pages 288 Publisher American Psychological Association Press City Washington, DC ISBN 978-1-4338-2804-1 Abstract Using data compiled from longitudinal studies of World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War veterans, contributors to this groundbreaking book examine the effects … Continue reading Long-Term Outcomes of Military Service: The Health and Well-Being of Aging Veterans

Some Things I Have Learned About Aging by Studying the Life Course

Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2017 Authors Settersten, RA Journal Innovation in Aging Volume 1 Issue 2 Date Published 09/2017 Abstract “Aging” and the “life course” are distinct but complementary phenomena that inform one another. Building on this insight, this essay conveys some lessons the author has learned about aging by studying the … Continue reading Some Things I Have Learned About Aging by Studying the Life Course

Two faces of wartime experience: Veterans’ appraisals and collective memories in later life

Publication Type Book Chapter Year of Publication 2018 Authors Settersten, RA, Recksiedler, C, Godlewski, B, Elder, Jr., GH Book Title Long-term outcomes of military service: The health and wellbeing of aging veterans Chapter 1 Pagination 19-36 Publisher American Psychological Association Press City Washington, DC ISBN 978-1-4338-2804-1 URL http://www.apa.org/pubs/books/4316183.aspx

Why neighborhoods (and how we study them) matter for adolescent development

Adolescence is a sensitive developmental period marked by significant changes that unfold across multiple contexts. As a central context of development, neighborhoods capture—in both physical and social space—the stratification of life chances and differential distribution of resources and risks. For some youth, neighborhoods are springboards to opportunities; for others, they are snares that constrain progress and limit the ability to avoid risks. Despite abundant research on “neighborhood effects,” scant attention has been paid to how neighborhoods are a product of social stratification forces that operate simultaneously to affect human development.

Some things I have learned about aging by studying the life course

Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2017 Authors Settersten, RA Journal Innovation in Aging Volume 1 Issue 2 Date Published Sept-01-2017 Abstract “Aging” and the “life course” are distinct but complementary phenomena that inform one another. Building on this insight, this essay conveys some lessons the author has learned about aging by studying the … Continue reading Some things I have learned about aging by studying the life course

Precisely where are we going? Charting the new terrain of precision prevention

Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2017 Authors Meagher, KM, McGowan, ML, Settersten, RA, Fishman, JR, Juengst, ET Journal Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics Volume 18 Issue 1 Pagination 369 - 387 Date Published Apr-24-2017 ISSN 1527-8204 Abstract In addition to genetic data, precision medicine research gathers information about three factors that … Continue reading Precisely where are we going? Charting the new terrain of precision prevention