Psych 250 Lecture 25

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  1. What is the term for feeling whole, complete, and satisfied with one's achievements?
    ego integrity
  2. What is the term for feeling many decisions were wrong, but now time is short?
    despair
  3. What is the term that refers to a cosmic and transcendent perspective directed forward and outward beyond self?
    gerotranscendence
  4. What is the term for the ability to maximize positive emotion and minimize negative emotion, and improves in old age?
    affect optimization
  5. What is the term for the tendency to perceive, prefer, and remember positive images and experiences rather than negative ones?
    positivity effect
  6. What is the term for when a person recalls, reflects upon, and reconsiders meaning of past experiences?
    life review
  7. What is the term that refers to a model of changes in our social networks as we move through life?
    social convoy
  8. What is name of the social theory of aging that states that mutual withdrawal of elders and society in anticipation of death?
    disengagement theory
  9. What is name of the social theory of aging that states that social barriers to engagement cause declining interaction?
    activity theory
  10. What is name of the social theory of aging that states that one strives to promote life satisfaction via consistency between past and future?
    continuity theory
  11. What is name of the social theory of aging that states that social networks become more selective with age and is a lifelong process, and emphasizes emotion-regulating functions of social contact?
    socioemotional selectivity theory

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