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Professor Michael North's joint research on ageism is cited

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Excerpt from The New Yorker -- "A meta-analysis by the academics Michael S. North and Susan T. Fiske reveals that Eastern societies actually have more negative attitudes toward the elderly than Western ones do, and that the global ageism boom stems not from modernization or capitalism but from the increase in old people. North and Fiske also note that 'efforts to intervene against age prejudice have yielded mixed results at best.'"

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