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Peter Martin


Title: University Professor
Department: Human Development and Family Studies

Office: 1096 Lebaron 626 Morrill Rd, Ames, IA 50011
Phone number: +1 515 294 5186
Email: pxmartin@iastate.edu

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Research interests

  • Longevity
  • Life-Span Development
  • Personality Development
  • Life Events, Stress, and Coping
  • Mental Health

Published works

Davey, A., Siegler, I. C., Martin, P., Costa, P. T., Jr., Poon, L. W., & The Georgia Centenarian Study (2015). Personality structure among centenarians: The Georgia Centenarian Study. Experimental Aging Research, 41, 361–385. doi: 10.1080/0361073X.2015.1053752

Martin, P., Kelly, N., Kahana, B., Kahana, E., Willcox, B., Willcox, D. C., & Poon, L. W. (2015). Definitions of successful aging: A tangible or elusive concept?  The Gerontologist, 55, 14-25. doi:10.1093/geront/gnu044

Peterson, N. M., & Martin, P. (2015). Tracing the origins of success: Implications for successful aging.  The Gerontologist, 55, 5-13. doi:10.1093/geront/gnu054

Cho, J., Martin, P., & Poon, L. W. (2015). Successful aging and subjective well-being among oldest-old adults: Findings from the Georgia Centenarian Study. The Gerontologist, 55, 132-143.

Razavi, M. Tolea, M. I., Margrett, J., Martin, P., Oakland, A., Tscholl, D. W., Ghods, S., Mina, M., & Galvin, J. E. (2014). Comparison of two informant questionnaire screening tools for dementia and mild cognitive impairment: AD8 and IQCODE. Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 28, 156-61.

Rahman-Filipiak, A., Woodard, J. L., Miller, L, Martin, P., Davey, A., & Poon, L. (2014). Octogenarian and centenarian performance on the Fuld Object Memory Evaluation. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition. doi: 0.1080/13825585.2014.968085

Heinz, M., Martin, P., Cook, C. C., Franke, W., Margrett, J., & Wong, J. (2014). Exploring predictors of technology adoption among older adults. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education. doi:10.1080/02701960.2014.925887

Da Rosa, G., Martin, P., Gondo, Y., Hirose, N., Ishioka, Y., & Poon, L. W. (2014). Examination of important life experiences of the oldest-old: Cross-cultural comparisons of U. S. and Japanese centenarians. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 29, 109-130. doi: 10.1007/s10823-014-9223-z

Martin, P., MacDonald, M., Margrett, J., Siegler, I. C., & Poon, L. W. (2013). Correlates of functional capacity among centenarians. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 32, 324-346 1-22. doi: 10.1177/0733464811420563.

Siegler, I. C., Brummett, B. H., Martin, P., & Helms, B. S. (2013). Consistency and timing of marital transitions and survival during midlife:  The role of personality and health risk behaviors. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 45,338-347. doi: 10.1007/s12160-012-9457-3

Mitchell, M. B., Miller, L. S., Woodard, J. L., Davey, A., Martin, P., & Poon, L. W. (2013). Norms from the Georgia Centenarian Study: Measures of verbal abstract reasoning, fluency, memory, and motor function. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, 1-18. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13825585.2012.761671

Heinz, M., Martin, P., Margrett, J., Yearns, M., Franke, W., Yang, H.-I., Wong, J., & Chang, C. (2013). Perceptions of technology among older adults. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 39, 42-51. doi: 10.3928/00989134-20121204-04

Davey, A., Dai, T., Woodard, J. L., Miller, S., Gondo, Y., Johnson, M. A., Hausman, D., Martin, P., Green, R. C., Allen, R. H., Stabler, S. P., & Poon, L. W. (2013). Profiles of cognitive functioning in a population-based sample of centenarians using factor mixture analysis.  Experimental Aging Research, 39, 1-20. doi: 10.1080/0361073X.2013.761869

Margrett, J. A., Hsieh, W-H., Heinz, M., & Martin, P. (2012). Cognitive status and change among Iowa Centenarians. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 75, 317 - 335. doi: 10.2190/AG.75.4.b

Bishop, A., Martin, P., Randall, G. K., MacDonald, M., & Poon, L. W. (2012). Exploring life satisfaction in exceptional old age:  The mediating role of positive and negative affect. Clinical Gerontologist, 35, 105-125.

Martin, P., Deshpande, N., Margrett, J., Franke, W., & Garasky, S. (2012). Introduction to the exceptional longevity study of centenarians in rural environments. International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 75(4) 297-316. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2190/AG.75.4.a

Franke, W. D., Margrett, J. A., Heinz, M. S., & Martin, P. (2012). Physical and mental health correlates of functional limitations among centenarians. International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 75, 351-363. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2190/AG.75.4.d

Garasky, S., Martin, P., Margrett, J. A., & Cho, J. (2012). Perceptions of economic status among centenarians: Associations with activities of daily living, Cognition, depression and institutionalization. International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 75(4) 365-382. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2190/AG.75.4.e

Martin, P., da Rosa, G., Margrett, J. A., Garasky, S., & Franke, W. (2012). Stability and change in affect among centenarians. International Journal of Aging & Human Development. 75, 337-349. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2190/AG.75.4.c

Cho, J., Martin, P., & Poon, L. W. (2012). The older they are, the less successful they become? Findings from the Georgia Centenarian Study. Journal of Aging Research, 2012, 1-8. doi: 10.1155/2012/695854

Randall, K., Martin, P., Johnson, M. A., & Poon, L. W. (2012). Successful aging: A psychosocial resources model for very old adults. Journal of Aging Research, 2012, 1-11. doi: 10.1155/2012/934649

Cho, J., Martin, P., Margrett, J., MacDonald, M., Poon, L. W., & Johnson, M. A. (2012). Cohort comparisons in resources and functioning among centenarians: Findings from the Georgia Centenarian Study. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 36, 271-278. doi: 10.1177/0165025412439967

Martin, P., Hagberg, B., & Poon, L. W. (2012). Models of studying centenarians and healthy aging. Asian Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 7, 14-18.

Shaw, K., Gearing, M., Davey, A., Burgess, M., Poon, L. W., Martin, P., & Green, R. C. (2012). Successful recruitment of centenarians for post-mortem brain donation: Results from the Georgia Centenarian Study. The Journal of Bioscience and Medicine 2, 1-6. doi: 10.5780/jbm2012.5  

Randall, G. K., Martin, P., Bishop, A., Johnson, M. A., & Poon, L. W. (2012).  Social resources and change in functional health: Comparing three age groups. International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 75, 1-29.

Temple-Scheetz, L., Martin, P., & Poon, L. W. (2012). Do centenarians show higher levels of depression? Findings from the Georgia Centenarian Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 60, 238-42. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03828.x

Poon, L. W., Woodard, J. L., Miller, L. S., Green, R., Gearing, M., Davey, A., Arnold, J., Martin, P., Siegler, I. C., Nahapetyan, L., Kim, Y. S., & Markesbery, W. (2012). Understanding dementia prevalence among centenarians. Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 67A, 358-365. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glr250

Hensley, B., Martin, P. Margrett, J., MacDonald, M., Siegler, I. C., & Poon, L. W. (2012). Life events and personality influencing loneliness among centenarians:  Findings from Georgia Centenarian Study. The Journal of Psychology, 146, 173-188. doi: 10.1080/00223980.2011.613874

Martin, P., Poon, L. W., & Hagberg, B. (2011). Editorial - Behavioral factors of longevity. Journal of Aging Research, 2011, 1-2. doi: 10.4061/2011/197590

Cho, J., Martin, P., Margrett, J., MacDonald, M., Johnson, M. A., & Poon, L. W. (2011). Multidimensional predictors of fatigue among octogenarians and centenarians. Gerontology. doi: 10.1159/000332214

Randall, K., Martin, P., Bishop, A., Poon, L. W., & Johnson, M. A. (2011). Age differences and changes in resources essential to aging well: A comparison of sexagenarians, octogenarians, and centenarians. Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, 2011, 1-12. doi: 10.1155/2011/357896

Cho, J., Cook, C., Martin, P., & Russell, D. (2011).  The role of community support and psychological well-being in aging in place. Psyecology, 2.309-322.

Bishop, A., Martin, P., Johnson, M. A., & Poon, L. W. (2011). Exploring positive and negative affect as key indicators of life satisfaction among centenarians:  Does cognitive performance matter? Journal of Aging Research, 2011, 1-10. doi: 10.4061/2011/953031

Martin, P., & Scheetz, L. T. (2011).  Teaching and learning experiences in a collaborative distance-education environment. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, 32,1-10. doi: 10.1080/02701960.2011.598976.

Kwag, K.H., Martin, P., Russell, D., Franke, W., & Kohut, M. (2011). The impact of perceived stress, social support, and home-based physical activity on mental health among older adults. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 72, 137-154.

Randall, K., Martin, P., MacDonald, M., Margrett, J., Bishop, A., & Poon, L. W. (2011).  Comparing the support-efficacy model among centenarians living in private homes, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes. Journal of Aging Research,2011, 1-10. doi:10.4061/2011/280727

Cho, J. Martin, P., Margrett, J., MacDonald, M., & Poon, L. W. (2011). The relationship between physical health and psychological well-being among oldest-old adults. Journal of Aging Research, 2011,1-8. doi:10.4061/2011/605041

Margrett, J., Daugherty, K., Martin, P., MacDonald, M., Davey, A., Woodard, J. L., Miller, L. S., Siegler, I. C., & Poon, L. W.  (2011). Affect and loneliness among centenarians and the oldest old: The role of individual and social resources. Aging and Mental Health, 15, 385-396.

Mitchell, M. B., Miller, L. S., Woodard, J. L., Davey, A., Martin, P., Burgess, M., & Poon, L. W. (2011). Regression-based estimates of observed functional status in centenarians. The Gerontologist, 51, 179-189. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnq087.

Johnson, M. A., Hausman, D., Martin, P., Poon, L. W., Sattler, E. L., & Davey, A. (2011).  Nutrition and well-being. In L. W. Poon & J. Cohen-Mansfield (Eds.), Understanding the well-being of the oldest old (pp. 171-185). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Martin, P., Deshpande-Kamat, N., Poon, L. W., & Johnson, M. A. (2011). The model of developmental adaptation: Implications for understanding well-being in old-old age. In L. W. Poon & J. Cohen-Mansfield (Eds.), Understanding the well-being of the oldest old (pp. 65-78). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Martin, P., da Rosa, G., & Poon, L. W. (2011). The impact of life events on the oldest old. In L. W. Poon & J. Cohen-Mansfield (Eds.), Understanding the well-being of the oldest old (pp. 96-110).. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Bishop, A., & Martin, P. (2011).  The measurement of life satisfaction and happiness in old-old age. In L. W. Poon & J. Cohen-Mansfield (Eds.), Understanding the well-being of the oldest old (pp. 290-331). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Davey, A., Elias, M. F., Siegler, I. C., Lele, U., Martin, P., Johnson, M. A., Hausman, D. B., & Poon, L. W. (2010). Cognitive function, physical performance, health, and disease norms from the Georgia Centenarian Study. Experimental Aging Research, 36, 394-425.

Poon, L. W., Martin, P., Bishop, A., Cho, J., da Rosa, G., Deshpande, N., Hensley, R., MacDonald, M., Margrett, J., & Randall, K. (2010). Understanding centenarians’ psychosocial dynamics and their contributions to health and quality of life. Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, 2010, 1-13. doi: 10.1155/2010/680657.

Arnold, J., Dai, J., Nahapetyan, L., Arte, A., Johnson, M. A., Hausman, D., Rodgers, W. L., Hensley, R., Martin, P., MacDonald, M., Jazwinski, S. M., & Poon, L. W. (2010). Predicting successful aging in a population-based sample of Georgia centenarians. Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, 2010, 1-9. doi:10.1155/2010/989315

Miller, L. S. Mitchell, M. B., Woodard, J. L., Davey, A., Martin, P., & Poon, L. W. and for the Georgia Centenarian Study (2010). Cognitive performance in the oldest old: Norms from the Georgia Centenarian Study. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, 17, 575-590. doi: 10.1080/13825585.2010.481355.

Bishop, A., Martin, P., MacDonald, M., & Poon, L. W. (2010). Predicting happiness among centenarians. Gerontology, 56, 88-92.

Hensley, B., Martin, P., MacDonald, M., & Poon, L. W. (2010). Family history and adaptation among centenarians and octogenarians. Gerontology, 56, 83-87.

MacDonald, M., Aneja, A., Martin, P., Margrett, J., & Poon, L. W. (2010). Distal and proximal resource influences on economic dependency. Gerontology, 56, 100-105.

Margrett, J., Martin, P., Woodard, J., Miller, L. S., MacDonald, M., Baenziger, J., Siegler, I., & Poon, L. W. (2010). Depression among centenarians and the oldest old: Contributions of cognition and personality. Gerontology, 56, 93-99.

Martin, P., MacDonald, M., Margrett, J., & Poon, L. W. (2010). Resilience and longevity: Expert survivorship of centenarians. In P. Fry & C. Keyes (Eds.), New frontiers in resilient aging: Life-strengths and well-being in late life (pp. 213-238). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Poon, L. W., Martin, P., & Margrett, J. (2010). Cognition and emotion in centenarians. In C. A. Depp, & D. V. Jeste (Eds.) Successful cognitive and emotional aging (pp. 115-133). Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.

Links

Exceptional Longevity Lab

Education

  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1985
  • Dr. phil., University of Bonn, Germany, 1985
  • Dipl. psych., University of Bonn, Germany, 1982
  • B.A., Wartburg College, 1979

Professional organizations

  • Gerontological Society of America
  • National Council on Family Relations
  • American Psychological Association
  • International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gerontologie and Geriatrie
  • Fulbright Alumni Association