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.

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

“Let’s pull these technologies out of the ivory tower”: The politics, ethos, and ironies of participant-driven genomic research

Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2017 Authors McGowan, ML, Choudhury, S, Juengst, ET, Lambrix, M, Settersten, RA, Fishman, JR Journal BioSocieties Volume 12 Issue 4 Pagination 494-519 Date Published Dec-2017 ISSN 1745-8552 Abstract This paper investigates how groups of ‘citizen scientists’ in non-traditional settings and primarily online networks claim to be challenging conventional genomic … Continue reading “Let’s pull these technologies out of the ivory tower”: The politics, ethos, and ironies of participant-driven genomic research

Responses to financial loss during the Great Recession: An examination of sense of control in late midlife.

Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2016 Authors Mejía, ST, Settersten, RA, Odden, MC, Hooker, K Journal J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci Volume 71 Issue 4 Pagination 734-44 Date Published 2016 Jul ISSN 1758-5368 Abstract OBJECTIVES: The "Great Recession" shocked the primary institutions that help individuals and families meet their needs and … Continue reading Responses to financial loss during the Great Recession: An examination of sense of control in late midlife.