Emotion and Aging: Exploding the Misery Myth

3/26/2012; 87 minutes

Laura L. Carstensen, Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, says that one of the biggest hurdles to overcome as we age is a phenomenon called the "misery myth." She argues that we need to overcome this tendency to imagine old age as bleak and dreaded. Recorded on 10/27/2011. (#23202)

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