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Secret to Successful Aging: How 'Positivity Effect' Works in Brain

(Science Daily) Whether we choose to accept or fight it, the fact is that we will all age, but will we do so successfully? Aging successfully has been linked with the "positivity effect," a biased tendency towards and preference for positive, emotionally gratifying experiences. New research … now explains how and when this effect works in the brain…
Lifespan theories explain that positivity bias in later life reflects a greater emphasis on short-term rather than long-term priorities. The study by [author Dr. Stefanie] Brassen and colleagues now provides another clue to how the brain contributes to this age-related shift in priorities.
This makes aging successfully sound so simple -- use your brain to focus on the positive.
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