publication . Article . 2015

An Ego Depletion Account of Aging Stereotypes' Effects on Health-Related Variables

Emile, Mélanie; D'Arripe-Longueville, Fabienne; Cheval, Boris; Amato, Massimiliano; Chalabaev, Aïna;
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  • Published: 10 Oct 2015
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Abstract
Objectives. This study examined whether stereotypes may predict health outcomes independently from their internalization into the self. Specifically, we tested whether endorsement of negative age stereotypes in the physical activity (PA) domain is related to decreased subjective vitality among active older adults, illustrating ego depletion. Method. This longitudinal study included 192 retired individuals aged 60-92 years who regularly participated in organized PA, and who completed the measures on three occasions (9-month period). Results. Multilevel growth models tested whether within-person variation in age stereotypes endorsement across waves predicted subje...
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free text keywords: [SCCO.PSYC]Cognitive science/Psychology, [SHS.PSY]Humanities and Social Sciences/Psychology
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publication . Article . 2015

An Ego Depletion Account of Aging Stereotypes' Effects on Health-Related Variables

Emile, Mélanie; D'Arripe-Longueville, Fabienne; Cheval, Boris; Amato, Massimiliano; Chalabaev, Aïna;