The Longevity Project
Interview: Howard Friedman, PhD
Distinguished professor of psychology
University of California, Riverside
If you want to "live long and prosper," our next guest has ideas about which personality traits will serve you best.
Psychologist Howard Friedmanís new book, The Longevity Project, reports results from an 80-year-long study examining personality traits most common in people who live a long time.
Dr. Friedman and co-researcher Leslie Martin are the latest in a line of scientists studying a cohort of individuals born in 1910. The book's full title is The Longevity Project: Surprising Discoveries for Health and Long Life from the Landmark Eight-Decade Study.
Friedman is a distinguished professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside. He speaks with Sound Medicineís Dr. Steve Bogdewic.