Featuring Dr. Becca Levy, PhD
Did you know that your thoughts about age actually impact your genes, as well as everything from cognitive function to physical fitness? Join Dr. Becca Levy, PhD, author of Breaking the Age Code: How Your Beliefs About Aging Determine How Long and Well You Live and veteran journalist and author, Harold T. Fisher, when they discuss Dr. Levy’s ground-breaking research how our age beliefs have a profound affect on our health, for better or for worse, and what we can do to age in reverse!
This interview was streamed on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 2:30 pm EST. Watch the recording below.
Would you like to learn more about Breaking the Age Code, including taking the Vision of Aging Quiz?Visit Dr. Levy’s Website
Dr. Becca Levy, PhD
Dr. Becca Levy, the leading authority on how the psychology of healthy aging, is Professor of Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health and Professor of Psychology at Yale University. Her groundbreaking studies have changed the way we think about aging and have 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. She serves as a scientific advisor to the World Health Organization’s Campaign to Combat Ageism. Her studies on health and aging has been featured in national media, such as The New York Times, NPR, CNN Health, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, and Times Magazine, as well as international media, such as The Guardian, Der Spiegel, and the BBC.
Harold T. Fisher is a veteran broadcast journalist and author. He worked as a TV news anchor and reporter in several high profile markets including Tallahassee, Huntsville, Buffalo, Kansas City, and Baltimore. He currently hosts the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum,” a primetime staple of Howard University Radio and Washington, DC journalism for 40 years. The Daily Drum is broadcast on WHUR-FM, H-U-R Voices, and Sirius/XM Channel 141.