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From psychology to HDFS, doctoral student examines health and well-being as we age

Dakota Witzel’s study found that our perception of aging and stress affect our physical health.

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Self-perceptions of aging and stress have significant impact on physical health, OSU study finds

Researchers found that people who reported more positive self-perceptions of aging were more insulated from the physical effects of stress compared with people who felt more negatively about their own aging.

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Want a longer, healthier life? Resolve your arguments by day’s end, OSU study says

An Oregon State study found that when people feel they have resolved an argument, the emotional response associated with that disagreement is significantly reduced.