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ERIC Number: EJ465940
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0165-0254
Optimisation by Selection and Compensation: Balancing Primary and Secondary Control in Life Span Development.
Heckhausen, Jutta; Schulz, Richard
International Journal of Behavioral Development, v16 n2 p287-303 Jun 1993
Discusses individuals as producers of their life span developments, and examines individuals' selection of their life paths and their proneness to failure. Considers a model that explains individuals' optimization of their life course management in terms of selection of life paths and compensation for age-related losses such that potential for primary control is promoted. (MM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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