Cognitive Change in Older Women Using a Computerised Battery: A Longitudinal Quantitative Genetic Twin Study

@inproceedings{Steves2013CognitiveCI,
  title={Cognitive Change in Older Women Using a Computerised Battery: A Longitudinal Quantitative Genetic Twin Study},
  author={Claire J Steves and Stephen H. D. Jackson and Tim D. Spector},
  booktitle={Behavior genetics},
  year={2013}
}
Cognitive performance is known to change over age 45, especially processing speed. Studies to date indicate that change in performance with ageing is largely environmentally mediated, with little contribution from genetics. We estimated the heritability of a longitudinal battery of computerised cognitive tests including speed measures, using a classical twin design. 324 (127 MZ, 197 DZ) female twins, aged 43-73 at baseline testing, were followed-up after 10 years, using seven measures of the… CONTINUE READING

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