Home > Mental health > News 03 September 2010 Seniors thrive on youth's mistakes Older people prefer to read negative news stories about the young, possibly because it makes them feel better about themselves, a new study suggests. 0 Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » 13 hidden signs of stress Regenerative medicine: replacing brain cells lost from stroke Older people prefer to read negative news stories about the young, possibly because it makes them feel better about themselves, a new study suggests. We are not neutral processors of information NEXT ON HEALTH24X Is social media doing all it can to deal with mental health issues? 2020-09-22 04:45 More: Mental healthNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Mental health Some friends make you feel more supported than others, and researchers think they know why Medical Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy: Beliefs about origins of virus play a big role News Partner Content | Meet the Next Generation of Brave: Vivian Chengalroyan Medical Lockdown: Scientists looked at personality traits to understand why some defy the rules Medical Swine coronavirus could jump to people, researchers warn Medical TB treatment time cut by a third Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.