Monthly Archives: March 2014

Getting wise

My favorite academic institution in the world, the University of Western Australia in Perth, has a fine concise motto:  “Seek Wisdom”. This would do very well alone but as we might expect from an excellent University we get further guidance. At … Continue reading

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Dreams of Gerontius

My daytime life is excellent but  night life is dull because dreams are  rubbish. They used to be more exciting. At age 7, most nights,  I could depend on being chased by wolves around my boarding school;  In my 20’s … Continue reading

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Laboratory and Free-Range Ageing

Cognitive gerontologists well know, but keep very quiet about a serious problem for our science:  There are two  different kinds of older people but we have only studied one of them.  We know, greatly admire, value and cherish  the tiny … Continue reading

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