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Older Adults Are Bigger Risk Takers in High-Poverty Countries

Data from 77 countries suggest that people’s propensity to take physical, social, legal, or financial risks decreases as they age, but not in countries with high levels of economic hardship. ... More>


2015 International Psychogeriatic Association Congress

The 2015 International Psychogeriatic Association Congress, which will take place October 13–16, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. The event will bring together over 1,000 professionals engaged in the work of improving and […]... More>


Call for Papers: The Society for the Study of Human Development

Society for the Study of Human Development 9th Biennial Meeting Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Austin, Texas October 16–18, 2015 Person, Biology, Culture, and Society: New Directions in Human Development The […]... More>


Older and wiser? Some brain functions improve as we age


Societally-Engaged Adults See Their Lives as Redemption Stories

Middle-aged Americans who show high levels of societal involvement and mental health are especially likely to construe their lives as stories of personal redemption. ... More>