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Laura Carstensen

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Stanford University, Professor of Psychology & Public Policy; Expert on Longevity & Aging

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Laura Carstensen Biography

Laura L. Carstensen, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, where she is also the Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor in Public Policy. For more than twenty years her research has been supported by the National Institute on Aging, and in 2005 she was honored with a MERIT award. Carstensen is best known for socioemotional selectivity theory, a life-span theory of motivation. With her students and colleagues, she has published well over 100 articles on life-span development.

Her empirical research focuses on ways in which motivational changes influence cognitive processing. Dr. Carstensen is a fellow in a number of professional organizations including the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association and the Gerontological Society of America. She serves on the Board of Science Advisors to the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, Germany and has chaired two studies for the National Academy of Sciences, resulting in The Aging Mind and When I’m 64. She is a member of the MacArthur Foundation’s Research Network on an Aging Society.

The recipient of numerous professional awards and honors, she has been selected as a Guggenheim Fellow, received the Richard Kalish Award for Innovative Research and the Distinguished Career Award from the Gerontological Society of America, as well as Stanford University’s Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching. Professor Carstensen received her B.S. from the University of Rochester and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from West Virginia University.

Carstensen is considered a thought leader on longevity. Her essays and opinion pieces have appeared in the New York Times, Time Magazine and The Boston Globe. Her TED talk has been viewed more than a million times. In 2011, she published A Long Bright Future: Happiness, Health and Financial Security in an Era of Increased Longevity.

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Mechanisms of Psychological Influence on Physical Health: With Special Attention to the Elderly

Mechanisms of Psychological Influence on Physical Health: With Special Attention to the Elderly

A Long Bright Future

A Long Bright Future

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Stanford University, Professor of Psychology & Public Policy; Expert on Longevity & Aging

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Laura Carstensen Biography

Laura L. Carstensen, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, where she is also the Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor in Public Policy. For more than twenty years her research has been supported by the National Institute on Aging, and in 2005 she was honored with a MERIT award. Carstensen is best known for socioemotional selectivity theory, a life-span theory of motivation. With her students and colleagues, she has published well over 100 articles on life-span development.

Her empirical research focuses on ways in which motivational changes influence cognitive processing. Dr. Carstensen is a fellow in a number of professional organizations including the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association and the Gerontological Society of America. She serves on the Board of Science Advisors to the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, Germany and has chaired two studies for the National Academy of Sciences, resulting in The Aging Mind and When I’m 64. She is a member of the MacArthur Foundation’s Research Network on an Aging Society.

The recipient of numerous professional awards and honors, she has been selected as a Guggenheim Fellow, received the Richard Kalish Award for Innovative Research and the Distinguished Career Award from the Gerontological Society of America, as well as Stanford University’s Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching. Professor Carstensen received her B.S. from the University of Rochester and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from West Virginia University.

Carstensen is considered a thought leader on longevity. Her essays and opinion pieces have appeared in the New York Times, Time Magazine and The Boston Globe. Her TED talk has been viewed more than a million times. In 2011, she published A Long Bright Future: Happiness, Health and Financial Security in an Era of Increased Longevity.

Laura Carstensen Videos

  • The Correlation Between Aging and Happiness with Laura Carstensen
    As humans, happiness is important to us all. There are numerous variables that dial into what generates this emotion, but does happiness mimic our...
  • Laura Carstensen, Stanford University (The Longevity Forum 2018)
    Laura Carstensen of Stanford University delivers her amazing keynote: A New Map of Life. - https://thelongevityforum.com
  • Get Happier As You Get Older - Stanford's Dr. Laura Carstensen
    Are older people happier? Can the last third of our lives be our best years, both for ourselves and for our contribution to society? Stanford...

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  • How to book Laura Carstensen?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Laura Carstensen for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Laura Carstensen, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Laura Carstensen or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Laura Carstensen?

    Booking fees for Laura Carstensen, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Laura Carstensen, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Laura Carstensen?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Laura Carstensen for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Laura Carstensen for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Laura Carstensen or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Laura Carstensen or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Laura Carstensen is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Laura Carstensen for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Laura Carstensen generally travels from Stanford, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Shiza Shahid, David Sinclair, Laurene Powell Jobs, Gloria Ladson-Billings and Rachel Simmons. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Laura Carstensen for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Laura Carstensen Speaker Videos

  • The Correlation Between Aging and Happiness with Laura Carstensen
    As humans, happiness is important to us all. There are numerous variables that dial into what generates this emotion, but does happiness mimic our growing age? Will we be as happy at 65 as we were at...
    Laura Carstensen, Stanford University (The Longevity Forum 2018)
    Laura Carstensen of Stanford University delivers her amazing keynote: A New Map of Life. - https://thelongevityforum.com
  • Get Happier As You Get Older - Stanford's Dr. Laura Carstensen
    Are older people happier? Can the last third of our lives be our best years, both for ourselves and for our contribution to society? Stanford University professor Dr. Laura Carstensen says yes! Dr....
    Laura Carstensen: Life Expectancy and the New Longevity
    Life expectancy nearly doubled in the 20th century. The mission of the Stanford Center on Longevity is to ensure that added years improve quality of life at all ages. We maintain that to the extent...
  • Laura Carstensen: Older people are happier
    In the 20th century we added an unprecedented number of years to our lifespans, but is the quality of life as good? Surprisingly, yes! At TEDxWomen psychologist Laura Carstensen shows research that...

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