Wisconsin Longitudinal Study featured on Madison.com

Two people with white hair and wrinkles on their faces jog outdoors while smiling.The Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS) helps researchers understand aging in Wisconsin. Local news source Madison.com recently published an article about the WLS. Read the full article here.

The WLS is a long-term study of a random sample of 10,317 people who graduated from Wisconsin high schools in 1957, providing an opportunity to study the life course. Studies using data from the WLS have found myriad ways that early-life and midlife experiences affect participants’ health later in life.