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Gender differences in superior-memory SuperAgers and associated factors in an Australian cohort

Maccora, Janet; Peters, Ruth; Anstey, Kaarin

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Despite expectations of deterioration in memory function with age, some older adults demonstrate superior memory performance and have been defined as SuperAgers. Method: SuperAgers were identified in a population-based prospective cohort in Australia (n = 1,679; 49.4% female; mean age = 70.6 ±1.5 years) as participants who, over a 12-year period, consistently scored at or above the median of participants 40 years younger on recall tasks. Chi-square and t tests and logistic regression models...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/216761
Source: Journal of Applied Gerontology
DOI: 10.1177/0733464820902943

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