Life - Management Strategies of Selection , Optimization , and Compensation : Measurement by Self - Report and Construct Validity

  • Freund A
  • Baltes P
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See, stats, and : http : / / www . researchgate . net / publication / 13406469 Selection , optimization, and strategies : Correlations with ARTICLE Impact : 2 . 73 : 10 . 1037 / / 0882 - 7974 . 13 . 4 . 531 : PubMed CITATIONS 241 DOWNLOADS 52 VIEWS 60 2 , INCLUDING : Alexandra University 108 , 039 SEE Available : Alexandra Retrieved : 09 The authors examined the usefulness of a self - report measure for elective selection , loss - based selection , optimization , and compensation (SOC)asstrategiesoflifemanagement.Theexpected4-factorsolutionwasobtainedin2independentsamples(Nϭ218,14–87years;Nϭ181,18–89years)exhibitinghighreteststabilityacross4weeks(rttϭ.74–.82).Asexpected,middle-agedadultsshowedhigherendorse-mentofSOCthanyoungerandolderadults.Moreover,SOCshowedmeaningfulconvergentanddivergentassociationstootherpsychologicalconstructs(e.g.,thinkingstyles,NEO)andevincedpositivecorrelationswithmeasuresofwell-beingwhichweremaintainedafterotherpersonalityandmotivationalconstructswerecontrolledfor.InitialevidenceonbehavioralassociationsinvolvingSOCobtainedinotherstudiesissummarized.

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  • Alexandra M Freund

  • Paul B Baltes

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