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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Older adults make smarter decisions

Posted: September 21, 2011

A new study led by Darrell Worthy, professor of psychology at Texas A&M University, and co-authored by UT psychologists Todd Maddox and David Schnyer, has found that found older adults, at least 60 years old, are better at strategizing their decisions than those in their late teens and early 20s, who tend to focus on instant gratification. Read about the study in UT News...| The study in currently in press but is available as a PDF download.

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