Lifetime Antecedents of Cognitive Reserve

  title={Lifetime Antecedents of Cognitive Reserve},
  author={M. Richards and A. Sacker},
  journal={Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology},
  pages={614 - 624}
  • M. Richards, A. Sacker
  • Published 2003
  • Computer Science, Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
  • We used path analysis on data from the British 1946 birth cohort to model lifetime antecedents of cognitive reserve, represented by the NARTat 53 years, and compared this model for verbal memory and psychomotor function at this age, cognitive outcomes that are sensitive to age-associated decline. We showed independent paths from childhood cognition, educational attainment and adult occupation to cognitive reserve, with that from childhood cognition the strongest, and that from adult occupation… CONTINUE READING
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