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Theory & Practice

Abrams, D. Crisp, R. J., Marques, S. Fagg, E., Bedford, L. and Provias, D. (2008). Threat Inoculation: Experienced and Imagined Intergenerational Contact Prevents Stereotype Threat Effects on Older People’s Math Performance. Psychology and Aging, 23(4): 934–93.

Abrams, D. Eller, A. and Bryant, J. (2006). An Age Apart: The Effects of Intergenerational Contact and Stereotype Threat on Performance and Intergroup Bias. Psychology and Aging, 21(4): 691–702

Kessler, E.M. and Staudinger, U.M.  (2007). Intergenerational Potential: Effects of Social Interaction Between Older Adults and Adolescents. Psychology and Aging 2007,  22(4): 690–704.

Rosebrook, V. and Larkin, E. (2003). Introducing standards and guidelines: A rationale for defining the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of intergenerational practice.  Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 1(1), 133-144

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