Assessment of Lifetime Participation in Cognitively Stimulating Activities

@article{Wilson2003AssessmentOL,
  title={Assessment of Lifetime Participation in Cognitively Stimulating Activities},
  author={Robert S. Wilson and Lisa L. Barnes and David A. Bennett},
  journal={Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={25},
  pages={634 - 642}
}
Cognitively stimulating experience is thought to contribute to cognitive reserve. We constructed a questionnaire consisting of 25 items about frequency of participation in cognitive activities across the life span and administered it to two groups of older persons. The total score on the scale had high internal consistency (coefficient alpha 1/4 0.88) and temporal stability over a 4-week re-test interval (r =.79), and it was positively correlated with education. In analyses controlling for age… 
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