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Walter Boot honored with APA’s Earl Alluisi Award for Early Career Achievement

Congratulations to ISL Faculty Affiliate Walter Boot, who has been honored with the Earl Alluisi Award for Early Career Achievement, given by Division 21 (Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. The award is based on evidence of contributions to the field of applied experimental/engineering psychology by virtue of research and publication, […]

The Institute for Successful Longevity is a co-sponsor of the Fourth Annual Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Symposium, August 17 at Westminster Oaks in Tallahassee. Presenters will be Nicholas Castle of the University of Pittsburgh; Joseph M. Mylotte of the University of Buffalo; Leonard Hock of Harbor Palliative Care and AIM, TrustBridge Health; Robyn I. Stone […]

Antonio Terracciano named a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America

Congratulations to Antonio Terracciano, a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity and an associate professor in the Department of Geriatrics in FSU’s College of Medicine, who has been named a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America. The GSA conveys fellowship on researchers and scholars to acknowledge outstanding and continuing work in the […]

Faculty Affiliates awarded ISL Planning Grants

Congratulations to the ISL Faculty Affiliates who have been awarded planning grants from the Institute for Successful Longevity. The ISL Planning Grants support research in a new direction or provide continuing support of existing research with the goal of improving the opportunity for successful longevity. In keeping with the institute’s focus on interdisciplinary work, each […]

Two ISL Faculty Affiliates among FSU Fulbright Scholars for 2018-19

Anne Barrett and Miles Taylor, both Faculty Affiliates of the Institute for Successful Longevity, are among the eight Florida State University faculty members who have earned grants from the Fulbright Scholar Program this year. Anne Barrett, professor of sociology and director of the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, has been awarded a Fulbright […]

International Association of Applied Psychology honors Amy Ai for contributions to health psychology

Amy Ai, professor in Florida State University’s College of Social Work and a Faculty Affiliate with the Institute for Successful Longevity, has been honored by the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) for her long and distinguished history of scientific contributions to health psychology. IAAP’s Division 8: Health Psychology gave Ai its Distinguished Health Psychology […]

Neil Charness receives two honors for a career of work on longevity and technology for older adults

Neil Charness, the William G. Chase Professor of Psychology and director of FSU’s Institute for Successful Longevity, has received two honors for a career of work on longevity and on technology for older adults. Each year, the Committee on Aging of the American Psychological Association presents its Award for the Advancement of Psychology and Aging […]

ISL’s latest newsletters: Companion Pets and FSU as an Age Friendly University

The latest edition of the Institute for Successful Longevity’s Newsletter features the work of two ISL researchers looking into the question of whether companion pets can ease the loneliness that worries some older adults. Read the full newsletter here: ISL NEWSLETTER January 2018 – FINAL Our previous newsletter focused on Florida State University’s designation as […]