Researchers have reported, in the journal Psychological Science, that an implicit intervention can work subliminally to strengthen older people’s positive age stereotypes that leads, in turn, to stronger physical functioning. Put simply, physical functioning in seniors can be improved by exposing them to positive age stereotypes. The less explicit this exposure the better.
Read the study in Psychological Science
Read the New York Times blog article about the study, The New Old Age
Read Dr. Mercola's take, When it comes to Aging Well, It's Mind Over Matter