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Cognitive Functioning in Developed and Developing Countries

Carlos Diaz-Venegas, Mikko Myrskylä, Jo Mhairi Hale, Neil Kishor Mehta, Govert Bijwaard; in Collaboration with Rebeca Wong (The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA), Alejandra Michaels-Obregon (The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA), Rafael Samper-Ternent (The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA), Finn Rasmussen (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden), Per Tynelius (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden), Kenneth M. Langa (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)

Cognitive function is an important health dimension of aging because it affects the quality of life of older adults. The project investigates the influence of socioeconomic and demographic differences on cognition in developed and developing countries.Detailed description

Publications

Bijwaard, G. E.; Myrskylä, M.; Tynelius, P.; Rasmussen, F.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2016-007. (2016).

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