APS Members Join NAS Committee to Study Generational Issues in the Workforce
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are initiating a consensus study on generational issues in the workforce. APS Members will play a central role in the leadership of the study. The endeavor will evaluate the behavioral science and business management and literature on generational attitudes and behaviors.
The Cognitive Advantages of Growing Older
If, like me, you’re on the wrong side of sixty, you’ve probably noticed those increasingly frequent and sinister “senior moments.” What was I looking for when I came into the kitchen? Did I already take
At What Age Does Our Ability to Learn a New Language Like a Native Speaker Disappear?
The older you get the more difficult it is to learn to speak French like a Parisian. But no one knows exactly what the cutoff point is—at what age it becomes harder, for instance, to
Cliches about only being as old as you feel are starting to have scientific backing
We’ve heard all the cliches about aging: “You’re as young [or old] as you feel.” “Age is just a number.” “You’re not getting older, you’re getting better.” “Seventy is the new 50.” Well-intentioned, perhaps. Offensive
Vous vous sentez plus jeune que votre âge? C’est un signe positif (Do you feel younger than your age? This is a positive sign)
On connaissait les températures ressenties, voilà maintenant l’âge ressenti, celui que l’on a l’impression d’avoir. L’idée n’est pas nouvelle mais les chercheurs s’intéressent de plus en plus à cet âge subjectif, car il serait un
Higher Status People Are Meaner Drivers
Frustrated drivers are more likely to lash out aggressively at vehicles they perceive as having a lower social status.