Psychology of Health – Effects of Ageing
Understand the psychological effects of ageing
Analyse definitions of age
Evaluate two psychological theories of the impact of ageing on cognitive function.
For this task you will need to produce an essay entitled’ Effects of Ageing’.
Word count 1,200.
For this essay you will need to ensure that you include the following:
• Analyse definitions of the term ageing, whilst exploring what they mean.
• Define the meaning of cognitive function
• Evaluate TWO psychological theories of the impact of ageing on cognitive function, you will need to consider fluid and crystal intelligence and the impact that this has on memory and learning.