Ep. 1070: Becca Levy Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio


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My guest today is Becca Levy, a Professor of Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health and Professor of Psychology at Yale University. She has received awards from the American Psychological Association, the Gerontological Society of America, and the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Dr. Levy has given invited testimony before the US Senate on the adverse effects of ageism and has contributed to US Supreme Court briefs to fight age discrimination.

The topic is her book Breaking the Age Code: How Your Beliefs About Aging Determine How Long and Well You Live.

In this episode of Trend Following Radio we discuss:

  • Beliefs in aging and health
  • Why creativity is much lower in older people who have higher levels of mental illness?
  • Research about cultural age beliefs
  • Research that compares and contrasts the use of antidepressants
  • The advantage of people of different ages getting together
  • Physiological factors about age beliefs
  • How does Japanese culture view aging?
  • How important are genetics in aging?

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I’m MICHAEL COVEL, the host of TREND FOLLOWING RADIO, and I’m proud to have delivered 10+ million podcast listens since 2012. Investments, economics, psychology, politics, decision-making, human behavior, entrepreneurship and trend following are all passionately explored and debated on my show.

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