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Optimization Selection and Compensation

Basic Assumptions Underlying The Soc Model, The Model Of Selection, Optimization, And Compensation

The model of selection, optimization, and compensation (SOC) posits that these three fundamental processes of developmental regulation are essential for successful development and aging. Selection, optimization, and compensation are thought to advance the maximization of gains and minimization of losses associated with aging, thus promoting successful development and aging.

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