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In this episode Dr. Ayse Yemiscigil discusses her first author paper “The Effects of Retirement on Sense of Purpose in Life: Crisis or Opportunity?” published in Psychological Science in 2021.
Dr. Ayse Yemiscigil is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard University and at Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership.
As a behavioral scientist, she studies the relationship between work and well-being. She aims to uncover the factors that allow people to have meaningful careers and lives. Her research has been published in leading academic journals and featured in interviews with the New York Times and Washington Post among other outlets.
In this episode, Ayse describes her research findings surrounding whether retirement leads to an existential crisis, or an opportunity for a renewed sense of purpose in life.