Aging Center Postdoctoral Researcher, Deirdre Robertson, Cited in Irish Times

January 27, 2016 Columbia Aging Center postdoctoral researcher, Deirdre Robertson, PhD, was cited in Irish Times on the effects of age stereotypes. Dr. Robertson works with faculty member, David Weiss. PhD. 

“Lead researcher Dr. Deirdre Robertson said the way we think about, talk about and write about ageing may have direct effects on health. 'Everyone will grow older and if negative attitudes towards aging are carried throughout life they can have a detrimental, measurable effect on mental, physical and cognitive health,' she said.”