A History of Geropsychology in Autobiography
In A History of Geropsychology in Autobiography, the pioneering psychologists who developed the field of adult development and aging share their life stories and, in the process, describe the emergence of this new field. The autobiographies of A History of Geropsychology in Autobiography illustrate the importance of individual influence on the development of psychology.
In reading this volume, the reader will see repeatedly that what seems to be a random event in life might turn out to be crucial both personally and professionally. Geropsychology has developed across national boundaries, and this volume accordingly reflects that international perspective. The international growth of this field speaks to its growing importance, an importance that will only increase as individuals live longer and the world's population grows older. The stories of these pioneers stand as a testament to their vision of the coming importance of geropsychology in the 21st Century.