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Description 1) Describe the general goals of the Seattle Longitudinal Study (SLS). 2) Describe why the SLS is an example of a sequential study. 3) What are the ages that Schaie references in the article that are important in terms of when declines are noticeable in intellectual functioning? 4) Summarize the variables that Schaie indicates may reduce cognitive decline in older age. 5) Does Schaie support the idea that cognitive decline can be reversed through cognitive training? The course of adult intellectual development. Authors: Schaie, K. Warner. Pennsylvania State U, Dept of Human Development & Family Studies, University Park, US Source: American Psychologist, Vol 49(4), Apr, 1994. pp. 304-313. NLM Title Abbreviation: Am Psychol Publisher: US : American Psychological Association ISSN: 0003-066X (Print) 1935-990X (Electronic) Language: English Keywords: life course of intellectual development, adults, conference presentation Abstract: A program of research is summarized that represents the author’s lifelong efforts to understand the adult life course of intellectual abilities. The Seattle Longitudinal Study has assessed mental abilities in more than 5,000 adults and has followed some for as long as 35 yrs. Integrative findings are provided on patterns and magnitudes of age changes, cohort differences, factor structure of mental abilities, antecedents for individual differences in aging trajectories, and interventions designed to remediate cognitive aging efforts. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved) Document Type: Journal Article Subjects: *Adult Development; *Intellectual Development Medical Subject Headings (MeSH): Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Aging; Aptitude; Cohort Studies; Female; Humans; Individuality; Intelligence; Longitudinal Studies; Male; Middle Aged; Neuropsychological Tests; Washington PsycInfo Classification: Cognitive & Perceptual Development (2820) Population: Human Conference Notes: 101st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award Address (1993, Toronto, Canada). Format Covered: Print Publication Type: Journal; Peer Reviewed Journal Release Date: 20100412 Correction Date: 20100412 Copyright: American Psychological Association. 1994 Digital Object Identifier: http://dx.doi.org.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/10.1037/0003-066X.49.4.304 PMID: 8203802 PsycARTICLES Identifier: amp-49-4-304 Accession Number: 1994-33020-001 Number of Citations in Source: 50 Translate Full Text: