Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 January 2019

720 Pages | 187

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199387960

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Biology of Longevity and Aging

Pathways and Prospects

Fourth Edition

Robert Arking

  • Investigates the obvious biological mechanisms underlying the aging process and captures the extraordinary recent advances in our knowledge of the field
  • Focuses specifically on how social factors impact aging

New to this Edition:

  • Incorporates longevity into the discussion, since the field of gerontology has advanced such that it is necessary to include both
  • Biological data regarding longevity and aging has been updated both in detail and in concept

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