The Institute of Psychogerontology (IPG) of the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg is strongly devoted to the topic of lifespan psychology with a focus on clinical and non-clinical aspects of aging. IPG is a leading teaching and research institute with three professorships and thirteen research assistants. The main research interests include health and aging, cognitive development and dementia, social relationships, personality, and psychological determinants of everyday use of technical devices.
IPG is part of the Interdisciplinary Center of Aging Research and cooperates with national and international partners in the field of psychology, geriatrics, engineering, economics, sports sciences, and ethics. IPG has long term experience in test development as well as scientific study design and conduction accounting for the competences and needs of older adults.
Attitudes Towards Age and Healthy Aging
Intellectual Aging and Lifelong Learning
Mobility in Old Age
Caregiving, Demands and Developmental Gains
Social Relationships and Personality across the Lifespan
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