Feeling Young Might Mean A Longer Life Span
A study published in JAMA shows that people who feel younger than their chronological age might actually live longer than those who feel old.By Rosie Newberry | December 16, 2014
The adage "young at heart" might actually mean longer life spans for seniors, according to a new study. (Video via CBS Films / "Last Vegas")
Published Monday in JAMA, the study followed about 6,500 British adults older than 52 for more than eight years each, on average.
When participants enrolled in the study, researchers simply asked them, "How old do you feel you are?"