ERIC Number: EJ644516
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Myths of Aging or Ageist Stereotypes.
Thornton, James E.
Educational Gerontology, v28 n4 p301-12 Apr 2002
Argues that myths about aging involve ageist stereotypes and misconceptions. Discusses cognitive science insights about why and how stereotypes are created. Urges gerontology practitioners to combat stigmatized labeling, conduct multidisciplinary research, and develop a critical gerontology perspective. (Contains 23 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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