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December 1, 2016

 

One theory is that the key to retaining childhood memories is narrative context.

What It’s Like To Be Three

As children younger than four, we could talk, think, and perceive. So why are those years so hard to remember?

July 31, 2015

 

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Older & More Trusting 

People typically become more trusting with age and, as a result, their overall happiness increases.

August 28, 2014

 

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Thinking About Aging

Insecurities about aging can actually cause incompetence and health problems in elderly people.

January 13, 2014

 

For many, more birthday candles translates into more emotional stability.

How Emotions Mature With Age

Lots of things change as we get older. Our emotions are no exception.

October 15, 2013

 

This Hubble Space Telescope image shows Globular Star Cluster 47 Tucanae.

Measuring The Ages Of Globular Star Clusters

Astronomers have found a new and more accurate way to measure the ages of huge groups of stars called globular clusters.

November 17, 2011

 

Are you a precocious young scientist with dreams of winning a Nobel Prize? You're probably going to have to wait until you're a little older.

Older Scientists Not Disadvantaged In Nobel Contest

Over the last century, Nobel Prizes in the sciences have increasingly been awarded to older researchers.

January 10, 2011

 

The United States Is Falling Behind In Life Expectancy

How come the United States is falling behind other countries when it comes to increases in life expectancy?

July 9, 2010

 

Will You Live To Be 100?

It's true that few people get to celebrate their 100th birthday party. It turns out genetics plays a big role.

November 14, 2006

 

You Sleep Even Less Than You Think

How much sleep are you really getting? It may be even less than you think.

December 2, 2005

 

Squares Rule

“Squares” was the somewhat rude but good-natured term used for people who have consistent, if perhaps a little bland, emotional lives. A long-term study conducted from 1942 to the present suggests that squares have the last laugh. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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