Does personality contribute to the risk of Alzheimer’s?
Research on the biological and psychosocial mechanisms that lead to dementia is essential to identify appropriate targets for interventions.
Why is a sense of purpose in life good for memory?
A sense of purpose in life is the belief that one’s life and activities are goal-oriented, directed, and worthwhile.
What is the effect of loneliness and close relationships on cognition?
The aim of this project is to better understand the interpersonal component of conscientiousness, how it contributes to better cognitive health, and how it operates within a close relationship.
Our research aims to identify psychological and social factors that prevent dementia and support healthier cognition across the lifespan.
A sense of purpose in life is the belief that one’s life and activities are goal-oriented, directed, and worthwhile. Greater purpose is associated with better cognitive outcomes across adulthood.