Demographic and cognitive predictors of cued odor identification: evidence from a population-based study.

@article{Larsson2004DemographicAC,
  title={Demographic and cognitive predictors of cued odor identification: evidence from a population-based study.},
  author={Maria Larsson and Lars-G{\"o}ran Nilsson and Jonas K. Olofsson and Steven Nordin},
  journal={Chemical senses},
  year={2004},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={547-54}
}
This study investigated demographic and cognitive correlates of cued odor identification in a population-based sample from the Betula project: 1906 healthy adults varying in age from 45 to 90 years were assessed in a number of tasks tapping various cognitive domains, including cognitive speed, semantic memory and executive functioning. The results revealed a gradual and linear deterioration in cued odor identification across the adult life span. Overall, females identified more odors than men… CONTINUE READING