Cohort-sequential longitudinal studies of personality and intelligence

  • K. W. Schaie


In designing what was to become the Bonn Longitudinal Study on Aging (BOLSA), Hans Thomae and his associates early on recognized the fact that human development was not a static phenomenon fixed immutably across time, but was highly sensitive to the need to imbed such studies into shifting societal context (31). He thus astutely chose the life experiences of two successive population cohorts exhibiting very different life experiences.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. W. Schaie
    • 1
  1. 1.Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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