How Old Can We Get?

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LyCC6jjcx8

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Links to learn more:

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Al l music by Jake Chudnow: http://soundcloud.com/jakechudnow

Gener al info on aging: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senescence

Oldest People Ever: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_the _verified_oldest_people

Oldest People who are STILL ALIVE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_liv ing_supercentenarians

Article on age and the first person to be 150 (in the future): http://www.independent.co.uk/news/scienc e/has-the-elixir-of-youth-come-of-age-19 71341.html

Moratlity Rates by age: http://www.data360.org/graph_group.aspx? Graph_Group_Id=347

Biological Immortality (Hydra, for example): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biological_ immortality

Survival Curves for different types of organisms: http://www.stmary.ws/highschool/science/ APBIO/Populations/survivorship_curves.ht m

Methuselah Tree: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/methuselah/ expl_grove.html

Pando: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pando_%28tr ee%29

Intense, new things are remembered as happening more slowly: http://www.livescience.com/2117-time-slo w-emergencies.html

Scientific paper about emotions and memory: http://www.springerlink.com/content/mmt8 722571771083/fulltext.pdf

"Flashbulb Memories": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flashbulb_m emory

NPR program on how long our lives "feel": http://www.wbur.org/npr/122322542/why-do es-time-fly-by-as-you-get-older

Slashdo t's comments section on NPR's topic is good: http://science.slashdot.org/story/10/02/ 03/0034214/why-time-flies-by-as-you-get- older

Graph of year-by-year as percentage of total life: http://jdueck.net/article/160/this-is-yo ur-life