The main results of the first cross-sectional phase of the study were published in a German-language monograph in 1996:

K. U. Mayer & P. B. Baltes (Eds.), Die Berliner Altersstudie, 1st edition 1996, 2nd edition 1999, Akademie Verlag, Berlin (out of print).

The longitudinal extension of BASE is presented in:

U. Lindenberger, J. Smith, K. U. Mayer & P. B. Baltes (Eds.), Die Berliner Altersstudie, 3rd extended edition 2010, Akademie Verlag, Berlin

Table of Contents (in German)

A modified version of this book was published in English in 1999 (paperback edition: 2001).

Paul B. Baltes & Karl Ulrich Mayer (Eds.), The Berlin Aging Study: Aging from 70 to 100, 1999, 2001, Cambridge University Press, New York.

Further information

Both monographs are available via bookshops.

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