The Lothian Birth Cohort 1936: a study to examine influences on cognitive ageing from age 11 to age 70 and beyond

@article{Deary2007TheLB,
  title={The Lothian Birth Cohort 1936: a study to examine influences on cognitive ageing from age 11 to age 70 and beyond},
  author={Ian J. Deary and Alan J. Gow and Michelle D. Taylor and Janie Corley and Caroline Elizabeth Brett and Valerie Wilson and Harry Campbell and Lawrence J. Whalley and Peter M. Visscher and David J. Porteous and John M. Starr},
  journal={BMC Geriatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={28 - 28}
}
BACKGROUND Cognitive ageing is a major burden for society and a major influence in lowering people's independence and quality of life. It is the most feared aspect of ageing. There are large individual differences in age-related cognitive changes. Seeking the determinants of cognitive ageing is a research priority. A limitation of many studies is the lack of a sufficiently long period between cognitive assessments to examine determinants. Here, the aim is to examine influences on cognitive… CONTINUE READING
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