Research suggests that older adults maintain their happier outlook through different emotion regulation strategies. With a new grant from the National Institute on Aging, associate professor Derek Isaacowitz will examine how our multimedia choices play into that.
Northeastern’s Affective Science Institute hosted a panel discussion among leading “happiness scientists” in conjunction with the Museum of Science and WBUR’s Here & Now.
Derek Isaacowitz, an associate professor of psychology, uses eye tracking to understand why older people are happier.
(with JT Stanley) Handbook of Developmental Psychology: Adult Development and Aging (pp. 236-253). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
(with Blanchard-Fields, F.) Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7, 3-17.
(with Xing, C.) International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 73, 299-312.