Secrets of Centenarians

As scientists probe the factors contributing to longevity, they're discovering that some are beyond our control—but many are not.

Character, Not Just Calisthenics

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Results from 80 years of research on personality and health.

Can Your Job Kill You?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Maybe hard work is the key to a long life.

Listening to Geritol

By Jonathan Rottenberg Ph.D.
Old age may be the best antidepressant.

‘Get Married and You’ll Live Longer’ Is a Myth

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Ever-single men outlive divorced and remarried men.

Why is obesity so hard to defeat?

By Gary L. Wenk Ph.D.
Constantly bathing the brain in fat changes its DNA.

How Pets Help Us Grow

By Leigh Fortson
Pets can help us learn about ourselves in rough times.

Why Resolutions Won't Lengthen Your Life

By Howard S. Friedman Ph.D.
What you can do instead.

How to Make this Year Last Longer

By Steve Taylor Ph.D.
Slowing down time in 2011

The Gift of Failure

By Steve Baskin
Letting our children struggle is a difficult gift to give.

How much calorie restriction is enough to slow brain aging?

By Gary L. Wenk Ph.D.
Remember, it's undernutrition without malnutrition!

Why women live longer than men

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
It's all about risk management

The Worst New Year's Resolutions You Can Make

By Howard S. Friedman Ph.D.
These Resolutions Are NOT Good for Your Health and Happiness

Ten Ways Life Gets Better as We Get Older

By Wendy Lustbader M.S.W.
The real action in life is interior as we ascend in years.