Sökning: "Michael Rönnlund"
Hittade 4 avhandlingar innehållade orden Michael Rönnlund.
1. Aspects of Declarative Memory Functioning in Adulthood : Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Studies
Sammanfattning : The general objective of the thesis was to examine aspects of declarative memory functioning across the adult life span. The four papers were based on data collected as part of the Betula Prospective Cohort Study (Nilsson et al., 1997) and included largescale population-based samples of participants in the age range 35 to 90. LÄS MER
2. The influence of social relationships and leisure activity on adult cognitive functioning and risk of dementia : Longitudinal population-based studies
Sammanfattning : Today, as we live longer, dementia diseases are becoming more prevalent around the world. Thus, further knowledge of how to maintain levels of cognitive functioning in old age and how to identify factors that postpone the onset of dementia are of acute interest. Lifestyle patterns and social life are important aspects to consider in this regard. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Aging, also in the absence of pathological conditions, is associated with cognitivedecline, especially in so called fluid abilities, such as episodic memory andexecutive functions. Due to an ongoing demographic shift, a larger part of thepopulation will reach higher ages, and more people will be affected by age-relatedcognitive decline. LÄS MER
4. On the subjective–objective distinction for measures of memory and cognition : Theoretical and methodological issues in questionnaire development and validation
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to develop a questionnaire for cognitive functioning, which could possibly be used as a screening instrument for early signs of dementia in the future. The introduction discusses the often made distinction between subjective and objective measures. LÄS MER