Four research units cooperated closely in the conceptualization, planning, implementation, data analyses, and publications of the Berlin Aging Study:
At the beginning of the study, about 60 scientists were represented in the research units, forming the study's project group.
The monthly project group meetings took place in the Max Planck Institute for Human Development.
Baltes, P. B., Mayer, K. U., Helmchen, H., & Steinhagen-Thiessen, E. (2001). The Berlin Aging Study (BASE): Sample, design, and overview of measures. In P. B. Baltes & K. U. Mayer (Eds.), The Berlin Aging Study: Aging from 70 to 100 (pp. 15–55). Cambridge University Press.
Baltes, P. B., Mayer, K. U., Helmchen, H., & Steinhagen-Thiessen, E. (1993). The Berlin Aging Study (BASE): Overview and design. Ageing and Society, 13, 483–515. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X00001343
See also Publications