About this series
SpringerBriefs in Aging presents concise summaries of cutting-edge research and practical applications across the whole field of population aging, with contributions from the behavioral, biological, health, and social sciences, as well as social research, policy and practice related topics. It publishes compact refereed monographs under the editorial supervision of an international advisory board with the aim to publish 8 to 12 weeks after acceptance. Volumes are compact, 50 to 125 pages, with a clear focus. The series covers a range of content from professional to academic such as: timely reports of state-of-the art analytical techniques, bridges between new research results, snapshots of hot and/or emerging topics, elaborated thesis, literature reviews, and in-depth case studies.
The scope of the series spans the entire field of aging, with a view to significantly advance research. The character of the series is international and multidisciplinary and will include research areas such as: care giving, frailty, quality of life,longevity, health and health care, evolutionary biology, biophysics, genetics, genomics, endocrinology, immunology, and psychology. Volumes in this series may analyze past, present and/or future trends, as well as their determinants and consequences. Both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts are considered for publication in this series.
SpringerBriefs in Agingwill be of interest to a wide range of individuals with interests in aging including demographers, geographers, sociologists, economists, political scientists, epidemiologists and health researchers and well as practitioners and researchers from allied disciplines.