How Does Psychosocial Behavior Contribute to Cognitive Health in Old Age?

@inproceedings{Wilson2017HowDP,
  title={How Does Psychosocial Behavior Contribute to Cognitive Health in Old Age?},
  author={Robert Smith Wilson and David A. Bennett},
  booktitle={Brain sciences},
  year={2017}
}
With the aging of the U.S. population, the number of cognitively disabled persons is expected to substantially increase in coming decades, underscoring the urgent need for effective interventions. Here, we review the current evidence linking psychosocial factors to late-life cognitive loss and consider the study design needed to illuminate the biologic bases of the associations. We then examine an ongoing study that includes several of the key design elements, the Rush Memory and Aging Project… CONTINUE READING

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