Category: In the News

Tracking the dangers of air pollution (Physics World)

Physics World quoted Caleb Finch of the USC Leonard Davis School on the far-reaching effects of air pollution on aging. “The negative health consequences associated with air pollution are on a par with obesity,” says Finch. “Essentially it accelerates all age-related health conditions.”

Ignite purpose with engagement (McKnight’s Long-Term Care News)

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