Themes Might You Live a Great Deal Longer?

Might You Live a Great Deal Longer?

If this collection of provocative speakers proves even partially right, we may all live to a (very) ripe old age.

Futurist Ray Kurzweil foresees body and brain enhancements leading to an extended human tenure on Earth -- and beyond. Surgeon and chemical engineer Alan Russell, meanwhile, asks: "If newts can regenerate a lost limb, why can't we?" And Aubrey de Grey, icon of the life extension movement, gives a challenging talk that may convince you that aging will soon become optional.

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Play_iconIsabel Allende: How to live passionately—no matter your age

Isabel Allende: How to live passionately—no matter your age

08:16 Posted: Sep 2014

Views: 747,913 | Comments: 98

Play_iconJared Diamond: How societies can grow old better

Jared Diamond: How societies can grow old better

18:11 Posted: Nov 2013

Views: 718,820 | Comments: 174

Play_iconKelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend

Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend

14:28 Posted: Sep 2013

Views: 6,460,842 | Comments: 515

Play_iconJudy MacDonald Johnston: Prepare for a good end of life

Judy MacDonald Johnston: Prepare for a good end of life

06:03 Posted: May 2013

Views: 1,194,136 | Comments: 217

Play_iconMeg Jay: Why 30 is not the new 20

Meg Jay: Why 30 is not the new 20

14:49 Posted: May 2013

Views: 6,580,378 | Comments: 826

Play_iconJane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life

Jane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life

19:30 Posted: Jul 2012

Views: 4,700,541 | Comments: 491

Play_iconAlanna Shaikh: How I'm preparing to get Alzheimer's

Alanna Shaikh: How I'm preparing to get Alzheimer's

06:26 Posted: Jul 2012

Views: 739,797 | Comments: 148

Play_iconLaura Carstensen: Older people are happier

Laura Carstensen: Older people are happier

11:38 Posted: Apr 2012

Views: 873,292 | Comments: 119

Play_iconPeter Saul: Let's talk about dying

Peter Saul: Let's talk about dying

13:19 Posted: Mar 2012

Views: 483,954 | Comments: 188

Play_iconJane Fonda: Life's third act

Jane Fonda: Life's third act

11:20 Posted: Jan 2012

Views: 1,921,701 | Comments: 289

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