Further information

Director, Flinders Centre for Ageing Studies

Course Coordinator, Applied Gerontology Post-Graduate Program, School of Medicine

Editor, Gerontology: Behavioural Sciences Section

Flinders Linking Ageing Research and Education, FLARE (PDF 26KB)

Additional links

Dynamic Analyses to Opimise Ageing

APA Psychology and Ageing Listing

Awards

2006
Fellow, Gerontological Society of America
Acting Director, Centre for Ageing Studies

2003
Professor of Gerontology, Flinders University, Adelaide Convenor of FLARE (Flinders Linking Ageing Research and Education)
Visiting Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany University of Cambridge, UK Department of Gerontopsychology, Institute of Psychology, Zurich CH

2001
Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.

2000
Australian Association of Gerontology.
Australian Psychological Society.

1999
Deputy Director, Centre for Ageing Studies, Flinders University

Sample professional and community service

Research Network on Ageing Well (2005 - 2009)

  • Member of Management Committee
  • SA Coordinator
  • Healthy Ageing Co-Convenor

Gerontology: International Journal of Experimental, Clinical and Behavioural Gerontology

  • Inaugural Editor, Behavioural Sciences Section (1997 - ongoing)

International Association of Gerontology

  • Secretary General, 1997 - 2001
  • Council Member, Asia/Oceania Region 2001 - 2005

Australian Research Council (1997 - 2000)

  • Member Research Grants Committee; Chair, Large Grants Panel A9

Australian Association of Gerontology

  • Council Member (2001 - 2003)

Australian Psychological Society

  • Directorate of Scientific Affairs Advisory Group, Member (2001 - 2004)
  • Founding Convenor, Psychology and Ageing Interest Group (SA, 1996)

South Australian Network for Research on Ageing

  • Convenor and Member of Reference Group (1998 - 2000)

Academy of Social Sciences of Australia (2000- )

  • Member Panel D Committee (2001 - 2005)
  • Member of Executive Committee (2006-)
  • Chair of Workshop Committee (2006- )

Research grants

2007

Luszcz, M. A., Anstey, K. J., Lack, L., & Walker, R. Salaries and infrastructure equipment. 2007, $15,000, Flinders University Research Infrastructure Block Grant.

Luszcz, M. A., Anstey, K. J., Lack, L., Clark, M., Bond, M., Richardson, S., Windsor, T., Graham, P., Sparks, R., Head, R., & Crotty, M. Salaries and infrastructure equipment. 2007, $15,000, Flinders University Research Infrastructure Block Grant

2006 – 2008

Luszcz, M. A., & Walker, R. The dynamics of spousal relationships in very late life: Transitions, informal care, psychological health and longevity. 2006-2008, $223,020 + $60,000 industry = $283,080 + 'in kind', ARC Linkage Grant.

2006 - 2011

Anstey, K., Byles, J., Harding, A., Luszcz, M., Mitchell, P., Steel, D., Booth, L., Brown, L., Butterworth, P., & Cumming, R. Using health outcome data from pooled Longitudinal Studies of Ageing to develop statistical and microsimulation models to determine how to best compress morbidity and optimize healthy and productive ageing. 2006-2011, 401215: $2,000,000: 10% Flinders = $250,000, Strategic NH&MRC/ARC Awards - Ageing Well, Ageing Productively Program.

Gilbert, A., Roughhead, L., McDermott, R., Ryan, P., Esterman, A., Stewart, S., & Luszcz, M. The development and evaluation of management strategies designed to address poly-morbidity in older people: Implications for health policy planning, practitioners and patients. 2006-2011, 401832: $2,000,000: 10% Flinders = $250,000, Strategic NH&MRC/ARC Awards - Ageing Well, Ageing Productively Program.

'in press' publications

Burns, R. A., Butterworth, P., Luszcz, M. A., & Anstey, K. J. (in press).  Stability and change in level of probable depression and depressive symptoms in a sample of middle and older-aged adults.  International Psychogeriatrics.

Corkingdale, C,., Condon, J., & Luszcz, M. A. (in press).  Australian first-time grandparents study:  Time spent with the grandchild and its predictors.  Australasian Journal on Ageing.

Giles, L. C., Anstey, K. J., Walker, R. B., & Luszcz, M. A. (in press).  Social networks and memory over 15 years of follow-up in a cohort of older Australians:  Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing.  Journal of Aging Research.

Robins Wahlin, T-B., Larsson, M., Luszcz, M. A., Almkvist, O., Bui, T-H., Frick, A., & Byrne, G. J. (in press). Nonverbal fluency as a predictor in preclinical Huntington's Disease. Neuropsychology.

 

Downloadable publications (PDF)

Larsson, M. U., Luszcz, M. A., Bui, T., & Wahlin, T. R. (2006). Depression and Suicidal Ideation After Predictive Testing for Huntington's Disease: A Two-Year Follow-up Study. Journal of Genetic Counseling, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp361-373.

Anstey, K. J., Hofer, S. M., & Luszcz, M. A. (2003). A latent growth curve analysis of late-life sensory and cognitive function over eight years: Evidence for specific and common factors underlying change. Psychology and Aging, 18, 714-726. 

Anstey, K. J., Hofer, S. M., & Luszcz, M. A. (2003). Cross-sectional and longitudinal patterns of dedifferentiation in late-life cognitive and sensory function: The effects of age, ability, attrition and time of measurement. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 132, 470-487. 

Andrews, G. R., Clark, M., & Luszcz, M. A. (2002). Successful aging in the Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing: Applying the MacArthur Model Cross-nationally. Journal of Social Issues, 4, 749-766.

Anstey, K. J., & Luszcz, M. A. (2002). Mortality risk varies according to change in depressive status in a community sample of very old adults, Psychosomatic Medicine, 64, 880-888.

Kent, P., & Luszcz, M. A. (2002). A review of the Boston Naming Test and multiple occasion normative data for older adults on 15-item versions. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 16, 555-574.

Anstey, K. J., Luszcz, M. A., & Andrews, G. (2002). Psychosocial factors, gender and late-life mortality. Ageing International, 27, 73-89.

Anstey, K. J., & Luszcz, M. A. (2002). Selective non-response to clinical assessment in the longitudinal study of ageing: Implications for estimating population levels of cognitive function and dementia. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 17, 704-709.

Anstey, K. J., Luszcz, M. A., & Sanchez, L. (2001). Two-year decline in vision but not hearing is associated with memory decline in very old adults in a population based sample. Gerontology, 47, 289-293.

Anstey, K. J., Luszcz, M. A., Giles, L. C., & Andrews, G. R. (2001). Demographic, health, cognitive and sensory variables as predictors of mortality in very old adults. Psychology and Aging, 16, 3-11.

Anstey, K. J., Luszcz, M. A., & Sanchez, L. (2001). A re-evaluation of the common factor theory of shared variance among age, sensory and cognitive function in older adults. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 56B, 3-11.

 

Pre 2000 publications

2000

Bryan, J., & Luszcz, M. A. (2000a). Measures of fluency as predictors of incidental memory among older adults. Psychology and Aging, 15, 483-489.

Bryan, J., & Luszcz, M. A. (2000b). The measurement of executive function: Considerations for detecting adult age differences. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 22, 40-55.

Crawford, J. R., Bryan, J. B., Luszcz, M. A., Obonsawin, M. C., & Stewart, L. (2000). The executive decline hypothesis of cognitive aging? Do executive deficits qualify as differential deficits and do they mediate age-related memory decline? Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition: A Journal on Normal and Dysfunctional Development, 7, 9-31.

Luszcz, M. A. (2000). Memory deficit: Normal or pathological cerebral ageing? In Preventing cognitive and neurosensory decline. Oxford: Adis International Limited, pp. 2-4.

Ranzijn, R., & Luszcz, M. A. (2000). Measurement of subjective quality of life of elders. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 50, 263-278.

 

1999

Brewer, N., Potter, R., Fisher, R. P., Bond, N., & Luszcz, M. A. (1999). Beliefs and data on the relationship between consistency and accuracy of eyewitness testimony. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 13, 297-313.

Bryan, J., & Luszcz, M. A. (1999). Speed of information processing and working memory as mediators of age differences in prose recall. Australian Psychologist, 34, 132-137.

Bryan, J., Luszcz, M. A., & Pointer, S. (1999). The contribution of executive function and processing resources to age differences in the effects of strategy use on free recall. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition: A Journal on Normal and Dysfunctional Development, 6, 273-287.

Luszcz, M. A., & Bryan, J. (1999). Challenges to understanding age-related memory loss in late adulthood. Gerontology, 45, 343-344.

Luszcz, M. A., & Bryan, J. (1999). Toward understanding age-related memory loss in late adulthood. Gerontology, 45, 2-9.

Luszcz, M. A., & Dean, J. (1999). Behavioural adjuncts of confusion: How lucid nursing home residents cope with confused co-residents' behaviour. Australian Psychologist, 34, 149-154.

Ranzijn, R., Andrews, G. R., Harford, J., Grbich, C., & Luszcz, M. A. (1999). Ageing and the economy in South Australia: Social capital and productive ageing. Report to the Office of the Ageing, Department of Human Services, South Australia [ISBN 0 7308 9066 X]. 

Ranzijn, R., & Luszcz, M. A. (1999). Acceptance: A key to wellbeing in older adults? Australian Psychologist, 34, 94-98.

 

1998

Luszcz, M. A. (1998). A longitudinal study of psychological changes in cognition and self in late life. The Australian Developmental and Educational Psychologist, 15, 39-61.

Luszcz, M. A., Bryan, J., & Kent, P. (1997). Predicting memory performance of very old men and women: Contributions from age, depression, activity, cognitive ability and perceptual speed. Psychology and Aging, 12, 340-351.

Ranzijn, R., Keeves, J., Luszcz, M. A., & Feather, N. T. (1998). The role of self-perceived usefulness and competence in the self-esteem of elderly adults: Confirmatory factor analyses of the Bachman revision of Rosenberg's Self-esteem Scale. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Science, 53B, 96-104.

 

1997

Bryan, J., Luszcz, M. A., & Crawford, J. R. (1997). Verbal knowledge and speed of information processing as mediators of age differences in verbal fluency performance among older adults. Psychology and Aging, 12, 473-478.

Collins, K., Luszcz, M. A., Lawson, M., & Keeves, J. (1997). Everyday problem solving in elderly women: Contributions of residence, perceived control and age. The Gerontologist, 17, 293-302.

Gardiner, M., Luszcz, M. A., & Bryan, J. (1997). Memory and the manipulation and measurement of task-specific memory self-efficacy in younger and older adults. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 21, 209-227.

 

Pre - 1996

Bryan, J., & Luszcz, M. A. (1996). Speed of information processing as a mediator between age and free recall performance. Psychology and Aging, 11, 3-9.

Luszcz, M. A. (1996). Beliefs about control in later life: Implications of perceptions of health, memory and global control. Hong Kong Journal of Gerontology, 10 (Supplement), 502-506.

Luszcz, M. A., & Hinton, M. (1995). Domain- and task-specific beliefs about memory in adulthood: A microgenetic approach. Australian Journal of Psychology, 47, 54-60.

Orr, R. L., & Luszcz, M. A. (1994). Rethinking women's ways of knowing: Gender commonalities and intersections with postformal thought. Journal of Adult Development, 1, 225-233.

Ranzijn, R., & Luszcz, M. A. (1994). Well-being of elderly Australians: The role of parent-adult child contacts. Australian Journal of Ageing, 13, 186-189.

Bird, M., & Luszcz, M. A. (1993). Enhancing memory performance in Alzheimer's disease: Acquisition assistance and cue effectiveness. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 15, 921-932.

Gilbert, A., Luszcz, M. A., & Owen, N. (1993). Medication use and its correlates among the elderly. Australian Journal of Public Health, 17, 18-22.

Luszcz, M. A. (1993). Orienting tasks as moderators of narrative and expository text recall in adulthood. Psychology and Aging, 8, 56-58.

Luszcz, M. A. (1993). When knowing is not enough: The role of memory beliefs in prose recall of older and younger adults. Australian Psychologist, 28, 16-20.

Luszcz, M.A., & Hinton, M. (1993). Try, try again: Improving older adults' memory through practice. Australian Journal of Ageing, 12, 6-10.

Thomas, T., & Luszcz, M. A. (1993). Ageing and memory. In E. Frydenberg & G. Walker (Eds.), Psychology and you. Parkville, Vic: Hawker Brownlow Education, pp. 64-67.

Luszcz, M. A. (1992). Predictors of memory in young-old and old-old adults. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 15, 147-166.

Doyle, C., Luszcz, M. A., & Rendell, P. (1992). Real and perceived effects of ageing on cognition. Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 9, 18-23.

Luszcz, M. A. (1992). Memory and ageing: Cognitive and functional approaches. In P. Heaven (Ed.), Psycholoical bases of human development. Sydney: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, pp. 302-328.

Ormond, C., Luszcz, M. A., Mann, L., & Beswick, G. (1991). A metacognitive analysis of decision making in adolescence. Journal of Adolescence, 16, 275-291.

Bird, M., & Luszcz, M. A. (1991). Encoding specificity, depth of processing and cued recall in Alzheimer's Disease. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 13, 508-520. [Also listed in Current Opinion in Neurology and Neurosurgery (Feb, 1993).]

Luszcz, M. A., Moar, K., Porter, E., Ripper, M., & Ryan, L. (1991). Women and honours: Pitfalls and prospects. Higher Education Research and Development Society Newsletter, 13, 9-10.

Luszcz, M. A., Roberts, T., & Mattiske, J. (1990). Use of relational and individual item information in remembering by older and younger adults. Psychology and Aging, 5, 242-249.

Tucker, A., Mertin, P., & Luszcz, M. A. (1990). The effect of a repeated interview on young children's eyewitness memory. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 23, 117-124.

Luszcz, M. A. (1989). Theoretical models of everyday problem solving. In J. D. Sinnott (Ed.), Everyday problem solving: Theory and applications. New York: Praeger, pp. 24-39.

Luszcz, M. A. (1989). Recapitulation and elaboration in developmental psychology. In Luszcz, M. A., & Nettelbeck, T. (Eds.), Psychological development: Perspectives across the life-span. Amsterdam: Elsevier, pp. xiv-xi.

Luszcz, M. A., & Nettelbeck, T. (Eds.). (1989). Psychological development: Perspectives across the life-span. Amsterdam: Elsevier (421 pages).

Hugo, G., Healy, J., & Luszcz, M. A. (1987). Surveying the aged in Australia. Australian Journal of Ageing, 6, 14-19.

Luszcz, M. A., & Fitzgerald, K. M. (1987). Social distance and life goals as bases for intergenerational perceptions. In C. Pratt (Ed.), Research Issues in Child Development 

Healy, J., Hugo, G., & Luszcz, M. A. (1986). The elderly in suburban Adelaide. Studies in policy and administration (No. 1). Bedford Park: Flinders Universty of South Australia. Report prepared for the Department of Community Welfare, South Australian Government. 

Luszcz, M. A., & Fitzgerald, K. (1986). Understanding cohort differences in cross?generational, self and peer perceptions. Journal of Gerontology, 41, 234-240. [Refereed and reprinted: In K.M. McConkey & N.W. Bond (Eds.) (1991), Readings in Australian Psychology (pp. 266-275), Sydney: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.]

Luszcz, M. A. (1985). The adolescent transition and criminality. In R. A. Cummins & E. M. Burgess (Eds.), Age and criminal responsibility in children. Sydney: Australian Psychological Society. 

Luszcz, M. A. (1985-1986). Characterizing adolescents, middle-aged and elderly adults: Putting the elderly into perspective. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 22(2), 105-121.

Luszcz, M. A., Paull, I., & Fitzgerald, K. M. (1985). Knowledge of ageing: An intergenerational comparison. Australian Journal of Ageing, 4, 9-14.

Luszcz, M. A., Bungey, J., & Geffen, G. M. (1984). Orthographic-morphemic factors in reading: A developmental study. Australian Journal of Psychology, 36, 355-365.

Koch, C., Luszcz, M. A., Overstreet, D. H., & Henschke, P. J. (1984). Transient improvement of memory in senile dementia following mnemonic training. Australian Journal on Ageing, 3, 16-20.

Luszcz, M. A., & Bacharach, V. R. (1983). The emergence of communicative competence: Detection of conversational topics. Journal of Child Language, 10, 623-637.

Luszcz, M. A. (1983). An attitudinal assessment of perceived intergenerational affinities linking adolescence and old age. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 6, 221-231.

Geffen, G., & Luszcz, M. A. (1983). Are the spoken durations of rare words longer than those of common words? Memory and Cognition, 11, 215-217.

Luszcz, M. A. (1982). Facts on aging: An Australian validation. The Gerontologist, 22, 369-372.

Pratt, M. W., Luszcz, M. A., MacKenzie-Keating, S., & Manning, A. (1982). Thinking about stories: The story schema in metacognition. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 21, 493-505.

Luszcz, M. A., & Bacharach, V. R. (1980). Preschoolers' picture recognition memory: The pitfalls of knowing how a thing shall be called. Canadian Journal of Psychology, 34, 155-160.

Pratt, M. W., Luszcz, M. A., & Brown, M. E. (1980). Measuring dimensions of the quality of care in small community residences. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 85, 188-194.

Bacharach, V. R., & Luszcz, M. A. (1979). Communicative competence in young children: The use of implicit linguistic information. Child Development, 50, 260-263.

Baumeister, A. A., & Luszcz, M. A. (1976). A within-subjects analysis of free recall with preschool children. Child Development, 47, 729-736.

Luszcz, M. A., & Bacharach, V. R. (1975). List organization and rehearsal instructions in recognition memory of retarded adults. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 80, 57-62.

Pennington, F. M., & Luszcz, M. A. (1975). Some functional properties of iconic storage in retarded and nonretarded subjects. Memory and Cognition, 3, 295-301.

Luszcz, M. A., Barker, D., & DaPolito, F. (1972). Effect of stimulus concreteness on recognition accuracy. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 34, 218.

 

Published conference proceedings

 

Luszcz, M. A., & Bird, M. (1989). Categorical encoding and retrieval in Alzheimer's patients' remembering. In F. Jordan (Ed.), Proceedings of IV International Meeting of Alzheimer's Disease International (pp. 15-17). Queensland: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Society of Australia.

Luszcz, M. A., Hugo, G., Healy, J., & Young, M. (1988). Subjective well-being and sense of personal control in older metropolitan Adelaidians. In G.R. Andrews (Ed.), International Association of Gerontology: Proceedings of the Third Regional Congress (pp. 36-39). N.S.W.: International Association of Gerontology.

Luszcz, M. A. (1987). Gerontological research: Issues and approaches. In C.D. Field, A.C. Kneebone, & M.W. Reid (Eds.), Brain Impairment: Proceedings of the 11th Annual Brain Impairment Conference (pp. 27-36). Melbourne: Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment.

 

Published abstracts

 

Anstey, K., Luszcz, M. A., & Lord, S. (2000). Biomarkers, health and cognitive ageing: Results from Australian Studies. International Journal of Psychology, 36, 124.

Kent, P., & Luszcz, M. A. (2000). Cognitive abilities of community dwelling older adults. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 19, (Supplement), 85 [ISSN 0726 4240]

Sowerbutts, S., Luszcz, M. A., Cobiac, L., Bryan, J., Giles, L., & Andrews, G. (2000). Cross-sectional and longitudinal association of nutrition with cognition in the elderly. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 19, (Supplement), 86 [ISSN 0726 4240]

Boyd, C. M., & Luszcz, M. A. (2000). Generativity: its structure and relationship to well-being in young, midlife and older adults. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 19, (Supplement), 121 [ISSN 0726 4240]

Andrews, G. A., & Luszcz, M. A. (2000). Ageing dynamics in the Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 19 (Supplement), 82 [ISSN 0726 4240]

Anstey, K. J., & Luszcz, M. A. (1999). Longitudinal change in cognitive and sensory function in old age: Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ALSA). Australasian Journal of Psychology, 51 (Supplement), 80 [ISSN 0004 9530]

Luszcz, M. A. (1999). Ageing: Cognitive and Developmental perspectives. Australasian Journal of Psychology, 51 (Supplement), 129 [ISSN 0004 9530]

Boyd, C. M., & Luszcz, M. A. (1998). Predictors of depression amongst institutional- and commmunity-dwelling elders: Influence of perceived control, functional health and cognitive function. Australian Journal of Psychology, 50 (Supplement), 73 [ISSN 0004 9530].

Bryan, J., & Luszcz, M. A. (1998). Executive function and processing resources as determinants of age differences in strategy use during memory tasks. Australian Journal of Psychology, 50 (Supplement), 75 [ISSN 0004 9530].

Kent, P., & Luszcz, M. A. (1998) Naming ability and cognitive functioning of community dwelling older adults. Australian Journal of Psychology, 50 (Supplement), 140-141 [ISSN 0004 9530].

Luszcz, M. A., & Calvaresi, E. (1998) Does sensory function account for the relationship between speed and remembering in very old adults? Australian Journal of Psychology, 50 (Supplement), 101 [ISSN 0004 9530].

Ranzijn, R., & Luszcz, M. A. (1998) Acceptance of life predicts well-being in older adults. Australian Journal of Psychology, 50 (Supplement), 113 [ISSN 0004 9530].

Bryan, J., & Luszcz, M. A. (1997). Cognitive Resources as Mediators of Age Differences in Recall of Words and Text. In G. R. Andrews, L. J. Mykyta, M. M. Andrews, S. A. Pearson, A. J. Gregory, & J. C. Hagger (Eds.), Aging Beyond 2000: One world one future, 262, (Abstract No. 795; ISBN 0646327828).

Bryan, J., Luszcz, M. A., & Crawford, J. (1997). Verbal fluency and speed of information processing as mediators of age differences in incidental memory among older adults. Australian Journal of Psychology, 49 (Supplement), 55. [ISSN 0004 9530]

Luszcz, M. A. (1997). Longitudinal Psychological Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Australian Journal of Psychology, 49 (Supplement), 66. [ISSN 0004 9530].

Luszcz, M. A., & Mattiske, J. K. (1997). Interindividual differences and intraindividual change in memory and cognitive resources in the oldest-old. In G.R. Andrews, L.J. Mykyta, M.M. Andrews, S.A. Pearson, A.J. Gregory, & J.C. Hagger (Eds.), Aging Beyond 2000: One world one future, 92 (Abstract No. 280; ISBN 0646327828).

Luszcz, M. A. (1997). Applying MacArthur criteria of successful aging to an elderly Australian sample: Implications for cognition, affect and personality. In G.R. Andrews, L.J. Mykyta, M.M. Andrews, S.A. Pearson, A.J. Gregory, & J.C. Hagger (Eds.), Aging Beyond 2000: One world one future, 160, (Abstract No. 497; ISBN 0646327828).

Luszcz, M. A., & Mattiske, J. K. (1997). Gains and losses in memory and cognitive resources in very old adults. Australian Journal of Psychology, 49 (Supplement), 109. [ISSN 0004 9530]

Bryan, J., & Luszcz, M. A. (1997, August). Cognitive resources as mediators of age differences in recall of words and text. In G. R. Andrews, L. J. Mykyta, M. M. Andrews, S. A. Pearson, A. J. Gregory, & J. C. Hagger (Eds.), Aging Beyond 2000: One world one future, 262, (Abstract No. 796; ISBN 0646327828).

Ranzijn, R., Keeves, J., Luszcz, M. A., & Feather, N. T. (1997, August). Usefulness and competence in very old people: Their relationship to self-esteem and well-being. In G. R. Andrews, L. J. Mykyta, M. M. Andrews, S. A. Pearson, A. J. Gregory, & J. C. Hagger (Eds.), Aging Beyond 2000: One world one future, 623, (Abstract No. 1912; ISBN 0646327828).

Ranzijn, R., & Luszcz, M. A. (1997, July). Personal growth and purpose in life in young and old people. Australian Journal of Psychology, 49 (Supplement), 69. [ISSN 0004 9530]

Bryan, J., Crawford, J. R., & Luszcz, M. A. (1996). The frontal hypothesis of cognitive ageing and memory performance. Australian Journal on Ageing, 15, 28 - 29.

Luszcz, M. A. (1996). Control beliefs and well-being of very old Australians. International Journal of Psychology, 31, 254: 124.

Ranzijn, R., & Luszcz, M. A. (1996) The role of perceived personal control over health in the psychological well-being of older adults. Australian Journal on Ageing, 15, 40 - 41.

Ranzijn, R., & Luszcz, M. A. (1998). Acceptance of life predicts well-being in older adults. Australian Journal of Psychology, 50: 113 [ISSN 0004 9530].

 

Other publications

 

Luszcz, M. A. (2002). On Understanding Ageing: Design and Inferences. Gerontology, 48, 1.

Luszcz, M. A. (2001). News from the IAG. Gerontology, 47, 62-63.

Luszcz, M. A. (2000). News from the IAG. Gerontology, 47, 227-230.

Luszcz, M. A. (2000). News from the IAG. Gerontology, 46, 342 - 346.[ISSN 0304-324X]

Luszcz, M. A. (1999). News from the IAG. Gerontology, 45, 234-238.[ISSN 0304-324X]

Luszcz, M. A. (1999). Longitudinal Study of Ageing: Australia’s first multi-dimensional population based study. National Healthcare Journal, 34. [CAB Audited PP 255003/01711]

Luszcz, M. A. (1998). News from the IAG. Gerontology, 44, 182-184.[ISSN 0304-324X]

Luszcz, M. A. (1998). News from the IAG. Gerontology, 44, 350 – 351.[ISSN 0304-324X]

Ranzijn, R., Bryan, J., & Luszcz, M. A. (1998). Hopes and fears about ageing. COTA News, 14, 6.

Luszcz, M. A. (1997). Ageing well. COTA News, 13, 20 – 21.

Luszcz, M. A. (1997). Creativity and ageing. Australian Association of Gerontology: National Newsletter (May) 12 - 13. (ISSN 1327-3620)

Luszcz, M. A. & Thomas, T. (1991). Aging around the world: Australia. International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development: Newsletter, Serial No. 18, 23.

Luszcz, M. A. & Wiles, C. (1989). Childcare around the world: Australia. International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development: Newsletter, Serial No. 16, 4.

Luszcz, M. A., Moar, K., Porter, E., Ripper, M., & Ryan, L. (1990). Survey of Honours Students at Flinders University. Report prepared for Standing Committee to Encourage and Monitor the participation of Women, Flinders University.

Luszcz, M. A. (1986). Secondary data analysis: A shortcut to longitudinal research (Pub. No 6). University of Guelph, Gerontology Research Centre, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Luszcz, M. A. (1983). Intergenerational affinities: An attitudinal assessment. ERIC/Resources in Education, ED 226 306.

Luszcz, M. A. (1982). A developmental study of recognition and recall of complex pictures. ERIC/Resources in Education, ED 221230.

Luszcz, M. A., & Bacharach, V. R. (1981). Developmental pragmatics: Linguistic and extralinguistic bases of early conversations. ERIC/Resources in Education, ED 202 230.

Luszcz, M. A. (1979). Learning to speak: A complex effort. The Chronicle Herald, 7.

Luszcz, M. A. (1977). The influence of age and intrastimulus organization on recognition memory of information in complex pictures. ERIC/Resources in Education, ED 140 128.

 

Invited book reviews

 

Luszcz, M. A. (1999). Review of J.D. Sinnott’s “Development of Logic in Adulthood”, Gerontology, 45, 241.

Luszcz, M. A. (1988). Knowing voices: From silence to wisdom. Australian Feminist Studies, 7 & 8, 247-254.

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