Journal 1. In all journal entries write minimally 500 words, number and answer all questions, integrate cite and reference all sources.

Talk like a demographer: Watch the Population Reference Bureau videos Watch the Population Reference Bureau video: “Distilled Demographics: Deciphering Population Pyramids” 

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  and Distilled Demographics: Where Do Population Data Come From? 

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 and then use population pyramids to discuss the demography of aging

       1.  Describe population pyramids to discuss the demography of aging to a non-student of demography. 

        2. Next, how does the demographic divide help us understand the dichotomy between the needs of young and old?

        3. The text presents research methods addressing age, research methods such as cross-sectional, longitudinal, and time-lag design, note “the developmental research methods” on page 10 of the textbook. Describe each method.

        4.  Finally, From Box 1.1,  go to 
Aging sterotype Quiz
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 and take the age stereotypes survey sample, which has been replicated more than 40 years. How did you do?