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Emozioni in vecchiaia
Autori/Curatori: Nicola Mammarella, Nicola Sambuco 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2012 Fascicolo: 2-3  Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  16 P. 293-308 Dimensione file:  238 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RIP2012-002010
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Questo articolo descrive una serie di studi recenti che sottolineano l’importanza che le emozioni rivestono nella vecchiaia. Attraverso un’analisi dei dati comportamentali e di neuroimmagine, viene evidenziato come gli anziani siano in grado di esperire e gestire bene le informazioni di natura emotiva. In particolare, le strategie di regolazione emotiva che gli anziani innescano sono diverse e mirano tutte all’aumento delle emozioni positive. L’aspetto interessante di questi studi e quello di capire se e come le emozioni possono compensare e sostenere le perdite a carico dei processi cognitivi tipici della vecchiaia e promuovere il benessere dell’anziano.

Keywords: Invecchiamento, emozioni, regolazione emotiva, emozioni positive.

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Nicola Mammarella, Nicola Sambuco, in "RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA " 2-3/2012, pp. 293-308, DOI:10.3280/RIP2012-002010


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