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Age related changes in the brain systems underlying intertemporal choice

Despite the fact that physical health and cognitive abilities decline with age, emotion regulation remains stable or improves across the adult lifespan.
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Increasing retirement saving rates by debunking the "misery myth"

A majority of Americans are currently projected to be unable to maintain their pre-retirement standard of living after they retire.
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The role of message framing in health behavior promotion among older adults

Adherence rates to public health recommendations are low, and seem to be falling.
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Do No Harm: Psychological Costs and Benefits of Genetic Testing and supplement

Recent evidence from one CADMA supported project (Gotlib/Chen) suggests that individuals with two short alleles in promoter region of the serotonin transporter gene are more biologically reactive...
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The positivity effect in health behavior: Focusing on positive information may aid habit formation in older adults

This study aimed to test whether older adults demonstrate a positivity bias in memory feedback about exercise habits and performance, and to test whether this positivity bias accounts for better...
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The role of temporal proximity of potential outcomes for promoting health behaviors across the adult life span

The goal of this study was to investigate how the basis of socioemotional selectivity theory, a change in perceived time horizon, can be used to optimize health messages for both younger and older...
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Age Related Positivity Effect in Decision Making: Implications for Choice Preferences and Decision Quality

Prior research indicates reliable age differences in decision making processes consistent with the age-related positivity effect: Relative to younger adults, older adults demonstrate greater...
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Improving the quality of quality metrics for decision making: Understanding the role of social factors on hospital rates

This study will examine the relationship between social factors and hospital utilization using data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS).
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Using Smartphone applications to influence daily decisions about physical activity among low income older Latino adults

This study adapted and tested Smartphone applications that had previously been tested in English to Spanish for use by Latinos.
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Age related changes in fronto-striatal connections underlying intertemporal choice

Previous research has produced highly conflicting results on differences in intertemporal preferences with age.
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Close other bias in older adults: Effects on prosocial behavior

Human beings are incredibly prosocial: helping others at no material benefit, or even at a cost, to the self.
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Can health coaches improve decision making for elderly with cancer?

Background: Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States and disproportionately affects elderly patient populations.
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Elder-care, Gender, and Son Preference: The Role of Cultural Transmission and Diffusion During the Process of Rural-urban Migration in China

A research report, “A survey of rural-urban migrants in Shenzhen, China”, based on findings from this project, was submitted to the Shenzhen government in December of 2005.  Since then, the Santa...
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National Trends and Practice Patterns of Detection and Treatment of Hypertension During Ambulatory Visits in the U.S.

Practice guidelines aim to guide physician practice according to the best available evidence.  Data were mixed regarding the impact of practice guidelines on physician prescribing.
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The HIV/AIDS Pandemic and Africa’s Orphaned Elderly

The HIV/AIDS pandemic has decimated family life in Africa.  This project focused on the welfare of the “orphaned-elderly” – a class of elderly dependents whose traditional care-giving arrangements...
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Migration, Poverty Alleviation and Wellbeing of the Elderly: Population Modeling for Rural Western China

December 2021

The researchers developed models for the time course of the economic demography of remote Chinese villages that takes into account the migration, and sometimes return, of the villagers, the...
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Socioeconomic Gradients in Health Among the Elderly in China

December 2021

This project studied the patterns of health and health care disparities across elderly and non-elderly in China, including the impact of earlier educational and public health interventions on...
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Demographic Impact of HIV on Africa's Elderly

December 2021

The overall goal of this project was to estimate the relationship between the HIV epidemic in Africa and mortality patterns of Africa's elderly.  The lead investigator audited Professor Shripad...
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Health Implication of Urbanization, Migration and Obesity in India

December 2021

Urbanization and obesity-related chronic diseases are cited as threats to the future health of India's older citizens.
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Combining Measures of Senescence with Genomic Data for Isolated African Populations.

December 2021

 This seed grant aimed to verify the ages of elderly individuals in a sample of Khomani San “Bushmen” from South Africa.
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The Cost Impact of Changing Antihypertensive Medication Prescribing for the Elderly

December 2021

The aim of this seed is to identify the relative impact of various cost drivers on the increasing cost of hypertension treatment among US elderly.
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Helping Older Adults to Initiate Exercise Habits

December 2021

The aims of this seed were to 1) assemble a longitudinal dataset by collecting information on individuals’ exercise patterns in the post-commitment contract period, as data on their demographics,...
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Intergenerational Support and the Experience of the Elderly at the End of Life: An Extension of a Longitudinal Study in Rural China

December 2021

This study adopted a life course perspective in order to determine what  motivates and sustains intergenerational support, and how this support  influences older adults’ experience at the end of...
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Readmissions and Chronic Disease in the Elderly

This study aimed to expand knowledge regarding chronic disease and readmissions in the elderly The  researchers conducted a retrospective analysis of California Office of Statewide Health Planning...
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Erickson Kevin Kevin Erickson CHP/PCOR Associate Instructor, Medicine
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Rajasingh Charlotte Rajasingh Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, SHP, Master's Student, Health Policy
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