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Early Life Determinants of Cognitive Functioning, Health, and Mortality

Angelo Lorenti, Mikko Myrskylä, Maarten Jacob Bijlsma, Daniel Christoph Schneider, Kieron Barclay; in Collaboration with Alain Gagnon (University of Montreal, Canada), Tommy Bengtsson (Lund University, Sweden), Alice Goisis, Berkay Ozcan (both: London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom), Martin Kolk (Stockholm University, Sweden), Anna Baranowska-Rataj (Ume� University, Sweden), Joan Costa-i-Font (London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom), Joanna Mhairi Hale, Katherine Keenan (both: University of St Andrews, United Kingdom)

Adverse conditions early in life have lasting effects on health and mortality. Understanding the mechanisms through which experiences in early and later life are linked is thus important for the development of strategies for improving population health and promoting successful aging.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Ageing, Mortality and Longevity, Family Behavior, Health Care, Public Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology, Life Course

Region keywords:

Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA


Baranowska-Rataj, A.; Barclay, K. J.; Costa-Font, J.; Myrskylä, M.; Özcan, B.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2019-016. (2019)
Goisis, A.; Özcan, B.; Myrskylä, M.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114:1, 84–88. (2017)
Goisis, A.; Schneider, D. C.; Myrskylä, M.:
International Journal of Epidemiology 46:3, 850–859. (2017)
Bijwaard, G. E.; Myrskylä, M.; Tynelius, P.; Rasmussen, F.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2016-007. (2016)
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