volume 28, issue 1, P223-230 2012
DOI: 10.3233/jad-2011-110377
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Riccardo E. Marioni, Ardo van den Hout, Michael J. Valenzuela, Carol Brayne, Fiona E. Matthews

Abstract: Education and lifestyle factors linked with complex mental activity are thought to affect the progression of cognitive decline. Collectively, these factors can be combined to create a cognitive reserve or cognitive lifestyle score. This study tested the association between cognitive lifestyle score and cognitive change in a population-based cohort of older persons from five sites across England and Wales. Data came from 13,004 participants of the Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Study who…

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