Amy Love Collins

Amy Love Collins
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Lifespan Development
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Amy Love Collins is a researcher, writer and founder of Movement Meditation, a system of yoga that uses optimal alignment and breath to help clients derive the most benefit from each session. Her prior work includes a postdoctoral fellowship at the Office of Population Research at Princeton University.  There, she studied how cognitive and emotional evaluations of life, like level of life satisfaction, optimism, and perceived social status are related to morbidity and mortality. She received her PhD from Boston College and an MA in Psychology from The Catholic University of America. As an AARP Scholar, she studied the relationship between daily activities and emotional experience in older adults. Amy has also worked in science and technology policy as a graduate fellow at the National Academy of Sciences.

aging, creativity, somatics, health, well-being