ERIC Number: EJ634304
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Improving Attitudes Regarding the Elderly Population: The Effects of Information and Reinforcement for Change.
Ragan, Amie M.; Bowen, Anne M.
Gerontologist, v41 n4 p511-15 Aug 2001
Altering negative attitudes associated with ageism may be possible by giving people accurate information about older people in conjunction with reinforcement for change. This study, which involved 99 college students, supports the premise that negative attitudes toward older people are amenable; however, the new attitude may be lost without reinforcement for change. (BF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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