Aging With Attitude, Positive Attitude: OSU Says It Helps
You forgot where you put your keys, or you just can't remember the name of that guy in that movie. If you declare that a "senior moment," you might not be doing much good.
For one thing, people forget things at all ages; neurologists love to point that out. For another, optimism appears to play a key role in HOW we age.
OSU Professor Karen Hooker and doctoral candidate Shelbie Turner teamed up on the report; both of them visit with details of how thinking more positively can result in a more positive aging experience.