Lifecourse Social Conditions and Racial and Ethnic Patterns of Cognitive Aging

@article{Glymour2008LifecourseSC,
  title={Lifecourse Social Conditions and Racial and Ethnic Patterns of Cognitive Aging},
  author={M Maria M Glymour and Jennifer Jaie Manly},
  journal={Neuropsychology Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={223-254}
}
A lifecourse perspective is key for understanding and interpreting racial and ethnic patterns in neuropsychological test performance. In this article, we discuss contextual factors that shape the environmental conditions encountered by racial and ethnic minorities in the United States, in particular African-Americans. These conditions include geographic segregation at the level of regions, metropolitan areas, and neighborhoods; intra- and inter-national migration patterns; socioeconomic… CONTINUE READING