Biological Measures of Human Experience across the Lifespan: by Lynnette Leidy Sievert,Daniel E. Brown

By Lynnette Leidy Sievert,Daniel E. Brown

This quantity explores tools utilized by social scientists and human biologists to appreciate basic elements of human adventure. it truly is equipped by means of phases of the human lifespan: beginnings, maturity, and getting older. Explored are specific varieties of reports - together with soreness, tension, job degrees, sleep caliber, reminiscence, and menopausal scorching flashes - that experience frequently relied upon self-reports, yet are topic to inter-individual variations in self-awareness or culture-based expectancies. the amount additionally examines alternative routes within which more often than not “invisible” phenomena will be made noticeable, reminiscent of the caloric content material of meals, blood strain, fecundity, development, dietary prestige, genotypes, and bone overall healthiness. the entire chapters during this publication deal with the ability during which social scientists and human biologists degree subjective and target experience.

 

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