What do parents have to do with my cognitive reserve? Life course perspectives on twelve-year cognitive decline.

@article{Gonzlez2013WhatDP,
  title={What do parents have to do with my cognitive reserve? Life course perspectives on twelve-year cognitive decline.},
  author={Hector M Gonz{\'a}lez and Wassim Tarraf and Mary Elizabeth Bowen and Michelle Dawn Johnson-Jennings and Gwenith G. Fisher},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={101-9}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS To examine the cognitive reserve hypothesis by comparing the contribution of early childhood and life course factors related to cognitive functioning in a nationally representative sample of older Americans. METHODS We examined a prospective, national probability cohort study (Health and Retirement Study; 1998-2010) of older adults (n=8,833) in the contiguous 48 United States. The main cognitive functioning outcome was a 35-point composite of memory (recall), mental status… CONTINUE READING

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