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A Strategy for Assessing Science

Behavioral and Social Research on Aging

Editors: Irwin Feller and Paul C Stern. .

Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); .
ISBN-13: 978-0-309-10397-8
Copyright © 2007, National Academy of Sciences.
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This report responds to a request from the Office of Behavioral and Social Research (BSR) at the National Institute on Aging for a study on how best to assess the progress and vitality of areas of behavioral and social science research on aging and on how to identify the factors that contribute to the likelihood of discoveries in areas of aging research.