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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

Martin, P. Poon, L. W., Lee, K., Baek, Y., & Margrett, J. A. (in press). Successful aging: The role of cognition, personality, and whole-person wellness. In A. Shamim (Ed.), Aging: Exploring a complex phenomenon. Abingdon, UK: Taylor & Francis.

Nakagawa, T., Cho, J., Gondo, Y., Martin, P., Johnson, M. A., Poon, L. W., & Hirose, N (2017).  Subjective well-being in centenarians: Comparison between Japan and the United States. Aging and Mental Health. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2017.1348477

Toyoshima, A., Martin, P., Sato, S., & Poon, L. W. (2017).  The Relationship between vision impairment and well-being among centenarians: Findings from the Georgia Centenarian Study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. [Epub ahead of print].  doi: 10.1002/gps.4763

Lee, K., Holst, M., Martin, P., & Poon, L. W.  (2017). The effect of personality, social support, and life events on mental status in later life. International Journal of Aging and Human Development. [Epub ahead of print].  doi: 10.1177/0091415017702905

Lockhart, P., Martin, P. Johnson, M. A., Shirtcliff, E., & Poon, L. W. (2017).  The relationship of fertility, lifestyle and longevity in women. Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological and Medical Sciences, 72, 754-759. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glw158

Lee, K., Martin, P., & Poon, L. W. (2016). Predictors of caregiving burden: Impact of subjective health, negative affect, and loneliness of octogenarians and centenarians. Aging and Mental Health. [Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1080/13607863.2016.1206512

Lau, B. H. P., Kwan, J. S.-K., Cheung, K. S.-L., & Martin, P. (2016). Depression moderates the frailty-subjective health link among Chinese near centenarians and centenarians. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jagp.2016.05.014

Baek, Y., Martin, P., Siegler, I. C., Davey, A., & Poon, L. W. (2016). Personality traits and successful aging: Findings from the Georgia Centenarian Study. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 80, 1-22. doi:10.1177/0091415016652404

Heinz, M., Cho, J., Kelly, N., Martin, P., Wong, J., Franke, W., Hsieh, W.-H., & Blaser, J. (2016). The potential of three computer-based communication activities for supporting older adult independent living. Information, 7, 1-12. doi:10.3390/info7020026

Poon, L. W., Martin, P., & Hagberg, B. (2016). Development among the oldest old: Looking back and thinking forward. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 28, 1-10. doi: 10.1080/08959420.2016.1163954

Brodaty, H., Woolf, C., Andersen, S., Barzilai, N., Brayne, C., Cheung, K. S. L., Corrada, M. M., Crawford, J. D., Daly, C. G., Gondo, Y., Hagberg, B., Hirose, N., Holstege, H., Kawas, C., Kaye, J., Kochan, N., Lau, B. H.-P., Lucca, U., Marcon, G., Martin, P., Poon, L. W., Richmond, R., Robine, J.-M., Skoog, I., Slavin, M., Szewieczek, J., Tettamanti, M., Viña, J., Perls, T., & Sachdev, P. (2016). ICC-Dementia (International Centenarian Consortium-Dementia): An international consortium to determine the prevalence and incidence of dementia in centenarians across diverse ethnoracial and sociocultural groups. BMC: Neurology, 16, 52. doi: 10.1186/s12883-016-0569-4

Martin, P., & Poon, L. W. (2016). Success at 100 is easier said than done. Comments on Araújo et al: Successful aging at 100 years. International Psychogeriatrics, 28, 177-178. doi: 10.1017/S1041610215002021

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