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Ellen Langer to be Honored at Liberty Science Center Genius Gala

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Ellen Langer is being honored at the Liberty Science Center Genius Gala for her work on control, aging, stress, decision-making, health, and mindfulness. ... More>


Some Jobs May Help Prevent Cognitive Decline

A longitudinal study finds that a challenging job may hold long-term benefits for memory and cognitive skills as people age. ... More>


Long-Term Pot Use Linked to Financial, Social Problems in Midlife

People who smoked cannabis frequently, and over many years, ended up in a lower social class than their parents, with less skilled jobs than non-regular cannabis smokers, longitudinal data show. ... More>


Quick Thinking and Feeling Healthy Predict Longer Life

Medical conditions and unhealthy behaviors are known risk factors for early death, but a longitudinal study indicates that certain psychological factors are even stronger predictors of how long we’ll live. ... More>