iOS app Android app

Karl Pillemer

Why A 50/50 Marriage Is BS

Posted 09.14.2012 | Weddings

Marriage is all about equal amounts of give and take, right? According to Karl Pillemer, a professor of human development at Cornell University, it...

The End of the Greatest Generation: Is Anyone Paying Attention?

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 07.02.2012 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

I recently had a stunning realization: We're about to lose one of the most precious resources in America. I'm not talking about oil, gas or rare metals. What we're about to lose Is the living presence of the elders who make up the Greatest Generation.

Words Of Wisdom That Changed My Life

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 05.24.2012 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

What happens when you receive life-changing advice? Do you take it all in at once? Or does one particular sentence or even phrase stay with you, becoming a part of the way you look at an issue or challenge?

Why Should We Listen to Old People? A Very Good Question

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 03.17.2012 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

Younger people are right to ask: Why should I spend time listening to old people's advice about how to live my life?