There are two things – how old you are and how old you feel. And for most of us, we don’t feel our age.
A new study shows that we think or feel we’re about 20% younger than we are.
Meaning a 30-year-old feels 24; a 40-year-old feels like they’re in their early 30s; and a 50-year-old feels like late 30s.
But why? Well, psychologists have developed that we form so many memories in our youth that it seems impossible that it was so far in the past.
So, the next time you think about your own age – remember the old adage that you’re only as old as you feel!
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