Purpose in life and cognitive functioning in adulthood

  title={Purpose in life and cognitive functioning in adulthood},
  author={N. Lewis and Nicholas A. Turiano and B. Payne and P. Hill},
  journal={Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition},
  pages={662 - 671}
  • N. Lewis, Nicholas A. Turiano, +1 author P. Hill
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition
  • ABSTRACT With an increasingly aging population, more work is needed to identify factors which may promote the maintenance of normal cognitive functioning. The current study tested the concurrent association between sense of purpose in life and the cognitive variables of episodic memory, executive functioning, and composite cognitive functioning in adults (N = 3489, Mage = 56.3 years, SD = 12.27, Range = 32–84 years) from the Midlife in the United States study (MIDUS). Correlational analyses… CONTINUE READING
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