The Secrets of Longevity

Stay busy, stay healthy. Plus: Cheap anti-aging strategies, ways to encourage your youthful spirit, and how to be proud of getting old.Photo from Shutterstock.

12 Ways to Age—Into Agelessness, Part 2

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
Feeling young has very little to do with chronological age.

Aging, Acceptance and Affect

By Lisa Rivero M.A.
Our relationship to feelings may be key to older adults' emotional well-being.

What’s Pushing Your Buttons?

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
It is only when we are uncomfortable that we begin to get motivated.

The Virtues of Pessimism

By Clifford N Lazarus Ph.D.
Why pessimism might help you live longer

Longer Life Through Sexbots? Dream On!

By Scott A. McGreal MSc.
Research linking sex with longevity has led to some wildly exaggerated claims

Let's Eat, Drink and Grow Old Together

By Conner Middelmann-Whitney
The anti-aging secrets of Sicily's centenarians.

Do Religious People Live Longer?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Religion may not be the elixir after all.

The Best Kept Secret to Longevity: Love

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
Research reveals one of the most profound secrets to a longer and happier life.

Science Is What Society Says It Is: Alcohol's Poison!

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Alcohol is poison - screw research saying drinkers live longer!

Awesome Output, No Writer's Block: How?

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Mining a deep vein of creativity comes naturally to David Madden.

Dance So There Is a Tomorrow!

By Jenni Ogden Ph.D.
Dancing is the best leisure activity to delay cognitive decline and dementia.

What Is the One Essential Key to Long Life?

By Meg Selig
Excessive optimism does not pave the path to longevity.

Maybe This Time It Will Stick: ‘Get Married and You’ll Live Longer’ Is a Myth

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

Will You Still Need Me? Will You Still Feed Me?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Look ahead in these 4 ways to assess who you can rely on for your elder years.

From Matter to Mattering: The Origin of Life's Meaning

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
A new theory of the meaning you feel, made as simple as possible but no simpler

The Ideal Age to Have a Baby

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Do older first-time mothers live longer?

Using Exercise to Stay Happily 'Nifty After Fifty'

By Mark Borigini M.D.
Studies show that seniors prefer to exercise with others their age

Can Your Job Kill You? Career Success and Longevity

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