Laura Carstensen challenges notion that old age is depressing time of life
"Why Everything You Think About Aging May Be Wrong" - Wall Street Journal. 11/30/2014.
A growing body of research debunks the myth that life satisfaction decreases with age, showing rather that, in many ways, life tends to improve as we get older. Laura Carstensen says: "Contrary to the popular view that youth is the best time of life, the peak of emotional life may not occur until well into the seventh decade,"