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Module 1: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Seeks information on TBI due to loss of consciousness from accident, fall, sports, fight, gunfire, or explosion using the Ohio State University TBI Identification Method -- Short Form instrument.

Module 2: Time Discounting
This module seeks to measure willingness of respondents to voluntarily defer claiming of Social Security benefits, and potentially to work longer, as a function of incentives to delay claiming the benefit.

Module 3: Decision Making
As people age they experience systematic changes in motivation. To test future time perspectives, respondents to this module were randomly assigned to one of two decision-problem conditions (sunk cost, inaction-inertia).

Module 4: Health Behaviors
This module seeks information on the role technology plays in health management activities of respondents.

Module 5: Expectations
This module contains simplified versions of stock market expectation questions seen in Section P

Module 6: Meaningful Work
This module assesses how meaningful respondents judge their work to be or to have been.

Module 7: Family History of Mental Health
Asks questions related to mental health and emotional well-being of the respondent and close family members.

Module 8: Alcohol Use and History
Asks alcohol consumption questions related to beverage-specific consumption, personal drinking history, and circumstances surrounding drinking.

Module 9: Culture and the Arts
Obtains information on arts activities of respondents.

Module 10: Financial Management Capacity and Practices Among Older Adults
Obtains information on help respondent receives in handling money and property, and other financial matters such as signing checks, paying bills, dealing with banks and making investments.

Module 11: Longevity and Retirement
Asks retirement expectation questions for respondent under 65 years old and longevity expectation questions for respondents age 65 and older

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