Dr. Laura Carstensen Across Time and Space

Dr. Laura Carstensen is an award-winning scientist at Stanford University who has spent her life's work on one of the defining issues of our era: older adulthood and developmental psychology in the second half of life. Even a cursory glance at population demographics¬†will show the global increase in longevity and the growing size of our … Continue reading Dr. Laura Carstensen Across Time and Space

Dr. Anthony Jorm and a Quest for Global Literacy with Mental Health

Paraphrasing from Dr. Tony Jorm, I'll make a prediction. You know someone who is suffering from a mental illness. Each¬†year close to 20% of adults will experience a mental health issue that might include anxiety, a drug problem, clinical depression, an eating disorder, schizophrenia, dementia -- and quite possibly more than one. Despite the widespread … Continue reading Dr. Anthony Jorm and a Quest for Global Literacy with Mental Health