Breaking the age code : how your beliefs about aging determine how long & well you live / Becca Levy, PhD.
- ISBN: 9780063053199
- ISBN: 0063053195
- Physical Description: 294 pages : charts ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-282) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction: ideas bouncing between the US and Japan -- The pictures in our head -- Anatomy of a senior moment -- Old and fast -- Brawny brains: genes aren't destiny -- Later-life mental health growth -- Longevity advantage of 7.5 years -- Stars invisible by day: creativity and the senses -- Ageism: the evil octopus -- Individual age liberation: a new social movement -- Afterword: a town free of ageism -- Appendix 1: ABC method to bolster positive age beliefs -- Appendix 2: ammunition to debunk negative age stereotypes -- Appendix 3: a call to end structural ageism.
A leading expert on the psychology of aging discusses how our individual beliefs about aging can have a profound effect on our life expectancy and offers stunning new revelations about the mind-body connection.
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|Subject:||Aging > Psychological aspects.
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