The Chronicle of Higher Education noted a $20 million donation by Mei-Lee Ney to create the Ney Center for Healthspan Science, a longevity and healthy aging center at the USC Leonard Davis School.
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McKnight’s Long-Term Care News recently cited the “Age-Related Positivity Effect,” a term coined by Mara Mather of the USC Leonard Davis School and Laura Carstensen. Their research showed that older people are able to focus on and emphasize positive emotions in their lives and diminish the
The Chronicle of Philanthropy noted two recent gifts to USC, including a $20 million donation by Mei-Lee Ney to create a longevity and healthy aging center at the USC Leonard Davis School.
The New York Times interviewed USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Assistant Research Professor Anna Rahman and featured USC Leonard Davis research about the use of Yelp and Nursing Home Compare websites by consumers looking to choose a nursing home. “We had a growing sense of
Medical News Today featured research by Mara Mather of the USC Leonard Davis School on how older adults struggle to focus under stress due to the locus coeruleus functioning less effectively over time. “Deciphering exactly how these changes in the brain occur as we age
Los Angeles Business Journal highlighted a $20 million gift to the USC Leonard Davis School from Mei-Lee Ney to create a research center on healthy aging and longevity as the world’s population ages. “Mei-Lee Ney’s generosity comes with a keen understanding that a society is
Daily Mail (UK) cited research co-authored by Mara Mather of the USC Leonard Davis School on how it gets harder to focus without being distracted past the age of 55, particularly when under stress, because of the way our brains change over time. “Deciphering exactly how
Los Angeles Sentinel reported on a research project by Donna Benton of the USC Leonard Davis School’s Family Caregiver Support Center to survey California residents who work and support a family member, friend, or loved one with a serious health condition or disability.
MarketWatch cited research from the USC Leonard Davis School about the increasing likelihood that Americans born today will reach the age of 90.
BigThink cited research by Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School about the health benefits of intermittent fasting.