Brain White Matter Tract Integrity and Cognitive Abilities in Community-Dwelling Older People: The Lothian Birth Cohort, 1936

@inproceedings{Booth2013BrainWM,
  title={Brain White Matter Tract Integrity and Cognitive Abilities in Community-Dwelling Older People: The Lothian Birth Cohort, 1936},
  author={Tom Booth and Mark E. Bastin and Lars Penke and Susana Mu{\~n}oz Maniega and Catherine Murray and Natalie A. Royle and Alan J. Gow and Janie Corley and Ross D. Henderson and Maria Del C Vald{\'e}s Hern{\'a}ndez and John M. Starr and Joanna M. Wardlaw and Ian J. Deary},
  booktitle={Neuropsychology},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE The present study investigates associations between brain white matter tract integrity and cognitive abilities in community-dwelling older people (N = 655). We explored two potential confounds of white matter tract-cognition associations in later life: (a) whether the associations between tracts and specific cognitive abilities are accounted for by general cognitive ability (g); and (b) how the presence of atrophy and white matter lesions affect these associations. METHOD Tract… CONTINUE READING
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