Freud and Piaget were wrong when they tacitly suggested that intellectual and emotional development end at adolescence. Jumping forward from ADOLESCENT COGNITION, this collection largely focuses on the years described by Erik Erikson as the Eighth Stage.

AGING SUCCESSFULLY provides an overview on the subject, while the following "conversation" films present various aspects of aging by fascinating women whose scholarly expertise is tempered by their own experience of aging. Together, these films reflect the many psychological and emotional issues of life after adolescence.