Flora and Fauna | Science

Apes, Humans Share A Happiness Dip Mid-Life

NPR | Nov. 24, 2012 7:30 a.m. | Updated: Nov. 30, 2012 12:49 p.m.

Host Scott Simon talks with University of Edinburgh professor Alex Weiss about his new study on ape well-being. He found that apes, like humans, experience a U-shaped pattern of life satisfaction that dips in middle-age, commonly known as a mid-life crisis.

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