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Ann-Kristin Beyer, Maja Wiest and Susanne Wurm

& Knoll, 2015 ). Recent research emphasizes self-perceptions of aging (SPA) as a promising resource for older adults. More positive SPA have a protective effect on health and are related to more health-promoting behaviors ( Westerhof et al., 2014 ). However, only little is known about how SPA affect

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Kun Liang

Age identity is a significant part of self-perceptions of aging, or “individuals’ view of themselves becoming older” ( Levy, 2003 , p. 207). In extant literature, youthful age identities often refer to feeling younger than one’s chronological age ( Westerhof & Barrett, 2005 ) or perceiving oneself

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Rachael C. Stone, Zina Rakhamilova, William H. Gage and Joseph Baker

, & Kasl, 2002 ; Meisner & Baker, 2013 ). Of particular interest is the influence these effects may have on self-efficacy and self-perceptions of aging, which are understood to be proximal antecedents to physical activity adoption ( Levy, 2009 ; Mullen, McAuley, Satariano, Kealey, & Prohaska, 2012

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Allyson Brothers and Manfred Diehl

aging . Preventive Medicine , 39 , 625 – 629 . PubMed doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2004.02.029 15313104 Levy , B.R. , Slade , M.D. , Kunkel , S.R. , & Kasl , S.V. ( 2002 ). Longevity increased by positive self-perceptions of aging . Journal of Personality and Social Psychology , 83 , 261 – 270

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Urska Arnautovska, Frances O’Callaghan and Kyra Hamilton

.P. , Wolff , J.K. , & Schüz , B. ( 2013 ). How do negative self-perceptions of aging become a self-fulfilling prophecy? Psychology and Aging , 28 ( 4 ), 1088 – 1097 . PubMed doi: 10.1037/a0032845 24128074 10.1037/a0032845 Zhou , G. , Gan , Y. , Miao , M. , Hamilton , K. , Knoll , N

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Rajni Rai, Michelle I. Jongenelis, Ben Jackson, Robert U. Newton and Simone Pettigrew

.1467-8721.2009.01662.x Levy , B. , & Myers , L.M. ( 2004 ). Preventive health behaviors influenced by self-perceptions of aging . Preventive Medicine, 39 ( 3 ), 625 – 629 . PubMed ID: 15313104 doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2004.02.029 10.1016/j.ypmed.2004.02.029 Li , K.-K. , Cardinal , B