A discussion entitled “Older People are Happier”, based on a TED talk by Laura Carstensen, a Professor of Psychology and the Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor in Public Policy at Stanford University.
In the 20th century we added an unprecedented number of years to our lifespans, but is the quality of life as good? Surprisingly, yes! Psychologist Laura Carstensen shows research that demonstrates that as people get older they become happier, more content, and have a more positive outlook on the world.