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Feel Younger Than Your Age? You Might Live Longer

Feel Younger Than Your Age? You Might Live Longer

I don't find this surprising at all, given the considerable prior research that has shown that feeling younger than your actual age is associated with a wide range of indicators of better health," said Jim Maddux. He's a professor emeritus from George Mason University's Department of Psychology, and a senior scholar with GMU's Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, in Fairfax, Va.

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Robyn Mehlenbeck's Community Service Lauded with 2021 Jack Wood Award

Robyn Mehlenbeck's Community Service Lauded with 2021 Jack Wood Award

Robyn Mehlenbeck, director of the George Mason University Center for Psychological Services, a training clinic for doctoral students in clinical psychology that serves the Northern Virginia community, is being recognized for her numerous partnerships with community organizations to facilitate mental health.

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When it’s Time to Downsize

When it’s Time to Downsize

Creating a sense of the familiarity of one's old home can make the transition less jarring. "We can bring items like photos and decorations that help recreate the familiar home environment," said Jerome Short, Ph.D., professor of psychology at George Mason University. "Then think about good aspects of the move for our health and safety."

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Back-to-School Anxiety: Coping With Uncertainty

Back-to-School Anxiety: Coping With Uncertainty

Parents are struggling to work and oversee their children at the same time. Teachers are being asked to do the near-impossible by maintaining online and in-person teaching concurrently while preserving their own health and that of their families.

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