Cognitive lifestyle in older persons: the population-based Sydney Memory and Ageing Study.

@article{Valenzuela2013CognitiveLI,
  title={Cognitive lifestyle in older persons: the population-based Sydney Memory and Ageing Study.},
  author={Michael J. Valenzuela and Irene Le{\'o}n and Chao Suo and Diana Martinez Piamba and Nicole A. Kochan and Henry Brodaty and Perminder S. Sachdev},
  journal={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={87-97}
}
BACKGROUND Cognitive lifestyle may be an important modifiable risk factor for dementia but has not yet been comprehensively studied in healthy elderly. OBJECTIVE To examine gender- and lifespan-related differences in cognitive lifestyle in a population-based cohort. METHODS 872 individuals from the second wave of the Sydney Memory and Ageing Study (MAS) cohort were invited to complete the Lifetime of Experiences Questionnaire (LEQ), a validated measure of cognitive lifestyle. Of 555… CONTINUE READING