Tracking cognition-health changes from 55 to 95 years of age.

  title={Tracking cognition-health changes from 55 to 95 years of age.},
  author={Brent J. Small and Roger A. Dixon and J J Mcardle},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  volume={66 Suppl 1},
OBJECTIVES Among the key targets of inquiry in cognitive aging are (1) the description of cognitive changes with advancing age and (2) the association of such cognitive changes with modulating factors in the changing epidemiological context. METHODS In the current study, we assemble multi-occasion (up to 12 years) cognitive (speed, episodic memory, and semantic memory) and self-reported health data from the Victoria Longitudinal Study (n = 988; ages 55-95 years). RESULTS The results from… CONTINUE READING

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