You Are What You Think, New Study Says

October 31, 2014 7:57 PM

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"You can't teach an old dog new tricks," you might joke. Or think to yourself, "I'm too old to do that." Stop it, we beg you. A new study shows perceptions of age are as good as reality when it comes to physical functioning.

Researchers from Yale University and University of California, Berkeley set out to find out just how powerful negative -- or positive-- stereotypes or perceptions of aging can be. The study, published in the journal Psychological Science, found implicit exposure to positive associations with aging w...

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