ERIC Number: EJ233865
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
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Aged Appearance and Behavior: An Evolutionary and Ethological Perspective.
Jensen, Gordon D.; Oakley, Fredericka B.
Gerontologist, v20 n5 p595-97 Oct 1980
Age related changes in the appearance and behavior of older people which give the appearance of weakness are viewed in ethological and evolutionary perspective. These characteristics are seen as having adaptive value by reducing the probability of being the object of aggressive behavior. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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