Brain reserve and cognitive decline: a non-parametric systematic review.

@article{Valenzuela2006BrainRA,
  title={Brain reserve and cognitive decline: a non-parametric systematic review.},
  author={Michael J. Valenzuela and Perminder S. Sachdev},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={1065-73}
}
BACKGROUND A previous companion paper to this report (Valenzuela and Sachdev, Psychological Medicine 2006, 36, 441-454) suggests a link between behavioural brain reserve and incident dementia; however, the issues of covariate control and ascertainment bias were not directly addressed. Our aim was to quantitatively review an independent set of longitudinal studies of cognitive change in order to clarify these factors. METHOD Cohort studies of the effects of education, occupation, and mental… CONTINUE READING