Dr. Becca Levy’s research explores psychosocial factors that influence older individuals’ cognitive and physical functioning, as well as their longevity. She is credited with creating a field of study that focuses on how positive and negative age stereotypes, which are assimilated from the culture, can have beneficial and adverse effects, respectively, on the health of older individuals.

Dr. Levy’s book, Breaking the Age Code: How Your Beliefs About Aging Determine How Long and Well You Live is available now!

Learn more about Dr. Levy at: https://ysph.yale.edu/profile/becca_levy/.

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