Medical News Today has reported on a recent study, by Faculty Affiliates of the Institute for Successful Longevity and others, on personality traits and Alzheimer's disease.
If you missed the recent talk by Aaron Wilber, Assistant Professor in FSU’s Department of Psychology, on his research on Alzheimer’s disease, you can now watch it on ISL’s YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/--cv5Po3JDY.He gave his talk October 25 as part of the Institute for Successful Longevity’s Brown Bag Series.
If you missed the recent lecture by Jessica A. Kelley, Ph.D., sponsored by the Institute for Successful Longevity and the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy at Florida State University, you can watch it now online, thanks to the Pepper Institute. You can watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP7V_dFgx9w.
Kelley, of Case Western Reserve University, spoke on “Structures and Systems: Life Course Scaffolding of Late-Life Health.”
Neil Charness, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Successful Longevity, will take part in the Second Global Consultation for the WHO-UNICEF Global Report on Assistive Technology.Charness is an internationally recognized expert on the use of technology by older adults, and he often speaks and writes on how technology can be better designed to be more accessible for older individuals and to more adequately address their wants and needs.
The WHO-UNICEF Report on Assistive Technology will:
Pamela Keel, Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Psychology and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, is part of a team of Florida State University researchers that has received a $12.8-million National Institutes of Health grant to build a diverse community of early career researchers committed to improving mental health and chronic disease prevention and management.
Paul Katz, M.D., Chair of Geriatrics in the College of Medicine and Medical Director of the Westminster Oaks, and Neil Charness, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Director of the Institute for Successful Longevity, will speak Thursday (October 14) at the Tallahassee residential community for older adults.
Charness will speak on “The Promise and Limits of Technology to Promote Successful Longevity” to open the luncheon series for 2021.
Neil Charness, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Successful Longevity, will open the Milton S. Carothers Faculty Lecture Series with a talk October 18 on “The Promise and Limits of Technology to Promote Successful Longevity.”
Charness will speak at noon in the Robert B. Bradley Reading Room in Strozier Library.
From left, Professor Antonio Terracciano, Professor Angelina Sutin and Assistant Professor Martina Luchetti from the Florida State University College of Medicine. Their research showed an association between a sense of purpose in life and more vivid, coherent and accessible memories, qualities that are part of what's known as phenomenology. Their work was published in the journal Memory. (Bruce Palmer/FSU Photography Services)Add an improved memory to the list of the many benefits that accompany having a sense of purpose in life.
Jing Wang, Ph.D., dean of Florida State University’s College of Nursing and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, has been named a 2021 Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine Scholar by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
You are invited to hear Aaron Wilber, Ph.D., speak on “Findings in mouse models suggest Alzheimer’s disease may change brain function during sleep leading to memory loss and impairments in navigating our surroundings.”