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Featured Publications  Yang, Y. ... , 2020, Socioeconomic status and biological risks for health and illness across the life course. , J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci

 O'Meara, M. ... , 2019, Big Five personality domains and relationship satisfaction: Direct effects and correlated change over time. , J Pers

 Elran-Barak, R., ... , 2020, Dieting for weight-control among older adults: The role of perceived health and perceived overweight status., Eat Behav

 Hartanto, A., ... , 2020, Cognitive, social, emotional, and subjective health benefits of computer use in adults: A 9-year longitudinal study from the Midlife in the United States (MIDUS). , Comput Human Behav

 Glei, D. ... , 2019, A growing socioeconomic divide: Effects of the Great Recession on perceived economic distress in the United States., PLoS ONE

 Dorison, C. ... , 2020, Sadness, but not all negative emotions, heightens addictive substance use. , Proc Natl Acad Sci

 Nguyen, N. ... , 2020, Social contribution and psychological well-being among midlife adults with chronic pain: A longitudinal approach., J Aging Health

 Stokes, J. ... , 2020, Social integration, daily discrimination, and biological markers of health in mid- and later life: Does self-esteem play an intermediary role?, Innovation in Aging


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