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Cognitive Diversity in a Healthy Aging Cohort: Cross-Domain Cognition in the Cam-CAN Project

Meredith A. Shafto, Richard N. Henson, Fiona E. Matthews, Jason R. Taylor, Tina Emery, Sharon Erzinclioglu, Claire Hanley Orcid Logo, James B. Rowe, Rhodri Cusack, Andrew J. Calder, William D. Marslen-Wilson, John Duncan, Tim Dalgleish, Carol Brayne, Cam-CAN, Lorraine K. Tyler

Journal of Aging and Health, Start page: 089826431987809

Swansea University Author: Claire Hanley Orcid Logo

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The study provides an understanding of diverse cognitive performance across the lifespan via data from the Cambridge Centre for Aging and Neuroscience (Cam-CAN) cohort. Performance was associated with education, social engagement, and enrichment activities. Cognition–lifestyle relationships differed...

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Published in: Journal of Aging and Health
ISSN: 0898-2643 1552-6887
Published: SAGE Publications 2019
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa52509
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Abstract: The study provides an understanding of diverse cognitive performance across the lifespan via data from the Cambridge Centre for Aging and Neuroscience (Cam-CAN) cohort. Performance was associated with education, social engagement, and enrichment activities. Cognition–lifestyle relationships differed by age and task type. The results suggest that normal cognitive aging is a lifelong developmental process with diverse relationships between cognition, lifestyle, and age.
Keywords: healthy aging, cognitive function, principal components analysis, lifestyle, cognitive reserve
College: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences
Start Page: 089826431987809