When older and younger people form meaningful relationships, it improves both groups’ well-being.
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Greater Good's editors pick this year’s most thought-provoking, important, or useful nonfiction books on the science of a meaningful life.
Research suggests that mindfulness benefits our bodies, not just our minds.
New research suggests that mindfulness can change our brains and help with our short-term memory.
A new book outlines why our brains and bodies need social connections to age well.
A new book outlines many ways to keep our cognitive skills strong and reduce the risk of dementia as we age.
Midlife malaise is common, but take heart: Happiness tends to rebound as we get older, and there are ways to cope in the meantime.
Older people tend to feel more positive than young people—and it might be because they're more mindful.