Why Should We Look Forward To Getting Older?

LLC_2We live our lives by the calendar and the clock, but time is also an abstraction, even an illusion. In this hour, TED speakers explore how our sense of time changes depending on who and where we are. Psychologist Laura Carstensen says that as people get older, they usually become less stressed and more content.

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Why Longevity Isn’t Just A Numbers Game

Screen Shot 2015-07-08 at 11.34.30 AM“A 20-year-old male today has a better chance of having a living grandmother than a 20-year-old in 1900 had of having a living mother.”

That’s according to Lauren Carstensen, director of Stanford’s Center on Longevity, who spoke during a panel on longevity at Forbes’ third annual Women’s Summit, a gathering of hundreds of women leaders with the intention of changing the imbalance of power in business.

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