Journals Higher Education



23 September 2014

312 Pages

5 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780199360956

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Virtues, Character Strengths, and Aging

Mindy Greenstein and Jimmie Holland

  • Addresses the trade-off between the known negatives of aging and the less often acknowledged gains
  • Explains how the real positives of aging can be obscured by younger generations' unrealistic fear of it
  • Represents a thoughtful approach to the discussion of human aging through positive encouragement
  • Two generations of authors weave science with engaging stories

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