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Jacqui Smith

Professor, Psychology.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center.

Research Professor, Research Center for Group Dynamics.

Dr. Smith's research deals with the potential and limits of development and change during adulthood and old age. She uses experimental and survey methodologies to investigate age-cohort differences and age-related change in cognitive functioning, self-regulation, and well-being.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Kim, Eric S., Kyle D. Moored, Hannah L. Giasson, and Jacqui Smith. 2014. "Satisfaction with aging and use of preventive health services." Preventive Medicine, 69: 176-180. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Park, Sojung, Jacqui Smith, and Ruth E. Dunkle. 2014. "Social network types and well-being among South Korean older adults." Aging & Mental Health, 18(1): 72-80. DOI.

Gerstorf, Denis, Nilam Ram, Ulaman Lindenberger, and Jacqui Smith. 2013. "Age and Time-to-Death Trajectories of Change in Indicators of Cognitive, Sensory, Physical, Health, Social, and Self-Related Functions." Developmental Psychology, 49(10): 1805-1821. DOI.

Smith, Jacqui, Lindsay H. Ryan, and Christina Roecke. 2013. "The Day-to-Day Effects of Conscientiousness on Well-Being." Research in Human Development, 10(1): 9-25. DOI. Abstract.

Antonucci, Toni, J. Ashton-Miller, J. Brant, E. Falk, Jeffrey Halter, L. Hamdemir, S. Konrath, W. McCullough, C. Persad, R. Seydel, Jacqui Smith, N. Webster, and Joyce Lee. 2012. "The right to move: a multidisciplinary lifespan conceptual framework." Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, 2012(873937). PMCID: PMC3518947. DOI. Abstract.

Ryan, Lindsay H., Jacqui Smith, Toni Antonucci, and James S. Jackson. 2012. "Cohort differences in the availability of informal caregivers: are the boomers at risk?" The Gerontologist, 52(2): 177-88. PMCID: PMC3304892. DOI. Abstract.

Ram, N., D. Gerstorf, U. Lindenberger, and Jacqui Smith. 2011. "Developmental Change and Intraindividual Variability: Relating Cognitive Aging to Cognitive Plasticity, Cardiovascular Lability, and Emotional Diversity." Psychology and Aging, 26(2): 363-371. DOI. Abstract.

Infurna, F., D. Gerstorf, L. Ryan, and Jacqui Smith. 2011. "Dynamic Links Between Memory and Functional Limitations in Old Age: Longitudinal Evidence for Age-Based Structural Dynamics From the AHEAD Study." Psychology and Aging, 26(3): 546-558. DOI. Abstract.

Kotter-Gruehn, D., and Jacqui Smith. 2011. "When Time Is Running Out: Changes in Positive Future Perception and Their Relationships to Changes in Well-Being in Old Age." Psychology and Aging, 26(2): 381-387. DOI. Abstract.

Clarke, Philippa J., and Jacqui Smith. 2011. "Aging in a Cultural Context: Cross-national Differences in Disability and the Moderating Role of Personal Control Among Older Adults in the United States and England." Journals of Gerontology Series B - Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 66(4): 457-467. PMCID: PMC3132269. DOI. Abstract.