Research and Funding

Division of Behavioral and Social Research

Special Journal Issues

BSR has supported or contributed to a number of Special Journal Issues. Many of these are available by request to

  • Developmental Psychology, Special Issue on Conscientiousness and Healthy Aging, 2014. A Table of Contents (PDF, 119K) of articles only from the Special Issue Section is also available.

  • Journal of Aging and Health, An Interdiscplinary Research Forum: The ACTIVE Study, 2013

  • Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, Special Issue on Aging, 2011

  • The Gerontologist, The Science of Recruitment and Retention Among Ethnically Diverse Older Adults, 2011

  • Perspectives on Psychological Science, Genetics, Personalized Medicine, and Behavioral Intervention -- Can this Combination Improve Patient Care?, 2010

  • Global Health Action, Growing Older in Africa and Asia: Multicentre Study on Ageing, Health and Well-Being, 2010

  • Demography, Research on Demography and Economics of Aging, 2010

  • The Journals of Gerontology, The National Social Life, Health and Aging Project, 2009

  • Twin Research and Human Genetics, Special Issue on Genetics, Social Behaviors, Social Environments and Aging, 2007

  • The Journals of Gerontology, Cognitive Interventions and Aging, 2007

  • Ethnicity and Disease, Community-Based Participatory Research to Reduce Health Disparities among Minority Elders: The Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research, 2007

  • Medical Care, Measurement in a Multi-Ethnic Society, 2006

  • Journal of Applied Gerontology, Research on American Indian and Alaska Natives Aging, 2006

  • Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, Research on Environmental Effects in Genetic Studies of Aging, 2005

  • Health Affairs, Health and Costs of the Future Elderly, 2005

  • Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, The Graying of the AIDS Epidemic: HIV/AIDS and People Age 50 and Older, 2003

  • The Science of Inclusion: A special issue by the Gerontological Society of America, Recruiting and Retaining Racial and Ethnic Elders in Health Research, 2003

  • Behavior Genetics, Special Issue on Genetics, Behavior and Aging, 2002