Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett, a distinguished professor of psychology at Northeastern University, has some new year’s advice for those of you who want to stay as healthy and sharp as possible while aging: Do “it” until it hurts. What does that mean? Dr. Barrett and her research colleagues have studied the human brain and the activities that allow you to be a “superager,” i.e., someone who maintains youthful vigor and cognition despite advancing age. These researchers are coming to the conclusion that hard work, either physical or mental, and the drive to push through even when the effort is unpleasant or intense, helps you to become a superager. They suggest you find your passion, jump in and work hard at it. Intrigued? Jump in and Read Here.