TED: Laura Carstensen: Older people are happier - Laura Carstensen (2011)

Published April 19, 2012 by TEDTalks

In the 20th century we added an unprecedented number of years to our lifespans, but is the quality of life as good? Surprisingly, yes! At TEDxWomen psychologist Laura Carstensen shows research that demonstrates that as people get older they become happier, more content, and have a more positive outlook on the world.