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Engaging in cultural activities compensates for educational differences in cognitive abilities

Soubelet, Andrea


The goal of the current project was to examine whether engagement in intellectual/cultural activities explains the long-term effects of education on cognitive abilities throughout adulthood, and whether it compensates for educational differences in cognitive abilities throughout adulthood. Participants between 18 and 96 years of age completed a comprehensive questionnaire about intellectual/cultural activities that they participated in and performed a wide variety of cognitive tests. There were...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition
DOI: 10.1080/13825585.2011.598913


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