Friday, May 15, 2009

Man's mental age younger than the real 13-year-old

Man's mental age younger than the real 13-year-oldPeople often say, "but old people are not old heart." According to the latest issue of the United States, "Journal of geriatric medicine," the quarterly report, the scientists found that despite the growing elderly physical aging, but their mental age younger than the physiological age of the average 13-year-old mental age in which more young men.
Man's mental age younger than the real 13-year-oldUniversity of Chicago Psychology Professor Jackie Smith led the study. They spent 6 years to assess the age of 516 men and women aged over 70 found that mental age of these people are generally lower than physiological age, which are almost all men feel smaller than the actual age. Smith analysis, more women than men care about appearance than men and therefore mental age is closer to the actual age. This is not to say men do not mind getting older, but their assessment of life satisfaction are more factors, after the elderly is still able to accept new things.
Man's mental age younger than the real 13-year-oldThe researchers said that older age and mental health conditions. Younger people feel better health status, and poorer health status of the elderly, mental age and actual age is even more similar.

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laughingwolf said...

lol... i never felt a day older than 20! :O lol

imbeingheldhostage said...

I have no idea what the article was about, I was busy drooling over the pictures ;-)

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