Tuesday, April 2, 2013 | Categories: Episodes |
Centenarians from Sardinia. Left to Right: Teresa Cabiddu, Giovanni Corrias, and Giuseppe Murinu. Photograph by Susan Pinker.
In a cluster of quiet mountain villages in Sardinia, Italy, something
unusual is happening. A remarkable number of people are living into
their hundreds. And in this global hotspot for longevity, there are
nearly as many male as female centenarians. Psychologist and author Susan Pinker takes us to Sardinia as she searches for answers.