At age 27, he published his first book, Bodymind,  based on his doctoral thesis. In , Dychtwald joined a panel created by the Office of Technology Assessment , a think tank for the US Congress , to examine how population aging would impact America in the 21st century. Peter Diamandis in Consumer and social theories[ edit ] Age Wave[ edit ] Ken Dychtwald developed the concept of the Age Wave, which refers specifically to a massive population and cultural shift caused by the converging global demographic forces of the baby boom of the middle twentieth century, increasing life expectancy , and the declining fertility rates of the later twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.
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