The curious experience of middle age [Article]

Linda Nagata, age 52, had her curiosity about ageing piqued when she heard an interview.

When I was growing up, “middle aged” was a synonym for “boring.” Looking ahead across the gulf of years it appeared to me to be a time of life inhabited by people content with a dull routine, with little interest in the new.

She shares the discovery Profesor Simonton mentions in a separate interview..

“Usually the people who keep going are the ones who are open to new experiences… Do something different. Take a risk. Try to believe in the future tense.”

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