DR BECCA LEVY is the Professor of Epidemiology and the Chair of the Yale School of Public Health, Social & Behavioral Sciences Department. She is also a Professor of Psychology in the Yale University Department of Psychology. She is the leader and pioneer of a field of study that focuses on how both positive and negative age stereotypes affect the health of older individuals and has led WHO efforts to investigate the impact of ageism on the health of older people. She has published many articles, won numerous awards for her work and been cited widely across the media. She speaks extensively about her work around the world, including in the UK, Singapore, Korea, Germany, Switzerland and of course the US.
Breaking the Age Code is less a self-help manual than a
manifesto for a revolution -- Anna Maxted * The Times *
This book will shatter some of your basic assumptions about ageing - and how we can lead longer, healthier and happier lives. Becca Levy is the world's foremost expert on the psychology of ageing, and she shares rigorous, remarkable evidence that one of the best ways to stay mentally and physically fit is to rethink your stereotypes about what it means to be an older person. -- Adam Grant, #1 New York Times bestselling author
A revolutionary paradigm shift in how we think about ageing * Elissa Epel, Professor & Vice Chair, University of California and co-Author of NYT Bestseller The Telomere Effect *
At last, Professor Becca Levy shows how we can harness the power of the mind to live a longer and more fulfilling life. She brings a unique perspective about a question we are all concerned with: what happens as we age and get older? She brilliantly shows how we can successfully age. The book offers great insights and it is a must-read!' -- Dr Itiel Dror, senior neurocognitive researcher, University College London
What are your age beliefs? [...] Does it matter what sort of beliefs you have? For the answer, get Becca Levy's powerful new book Breaking the Age Code. -- Professor Brian Martin