The Future of Human Longevity: Time for a Reality Check

Eric Le Bourg, Jan Vijg

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Gavrilov and colleagues disagree with our article in Gerontology [Vijg and Le Bourg: Gerontology 2017;63:432-434]. Here we address their arguments regarding human life-history strategies, maximal lifespan, and the proposal that one could live soon for 150 years.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)527-528
Number of pages2
Issue number6
StatePublished - Oct 1 2017


  • Centenarians
  • Life expectancy
  • Life-history strategy
  • Limits to life span
  • Maximum life span
  • Maximum reported age at death

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aging
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology


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