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Sure, we may lose our keys more often, but according to Professor Laura Carstensen, director of the Stanford Center on Longevity, we really do grow wiser with age.
Full story in TIME: "10 Ways We Get Smarter as We Age."
Did you ever pick fruit on the Farm?
Members of the Stanford Gleaners Club, which started in 2009, harvest fruit from the dozens of edible species of trees that dot the campus.
Ignore your first idea. Use constraints. Embrace failure.
Learn more creativity hacks from Professor Seelig at Stanford+Connects Los Angeles in February 2014.
"We've got to get the United Nations to move away from food handouts and more toward sustainable farming." —Jessica Miranda Garcia, MA '13
Students in Professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar's, MA '96, PhD '00, Law School course, Rethinking Refugee Communities, traveled to Ethiopia for a firsthand look at the food security issues facing Sudanese refugees: "Stanford students urge UN to support small-scale farming at refugee camps."
Note: Professor Cuéllar will present at Stanford+Connects Europe in September 2013.
More than half of the babies born today are expected to live past the age of 100—giving a whole new meaning to long-term financial planning. Professor Laura Carstensen, director of the Stanford Center on Longevity, speaks to Reuters about managing money in an age of unprecedented longevity: "Planning for a generation that will live past 100."