Research on cognitive aging aims at identifying mechanisms underlying age-related cognitive declines, as well as developing methodological approaches and new technologies to better understand, and help to improve, cognitive function in older adults. Investigators at COAH are involved in a number of local, national, and international studies of cognitive aging and dementia.
Related programs and projects include:
- Brain Health Lab, led by Dr. Michelle Carlson
- Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center led by Dr. Marilyn Albert
- Studies of cognitive decline and psychometric properties of cognitive assessments led by Dr. Alden Gross
- Studies of cognition and frailty led by Dr. Qian-Li Xue
- Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly (ACTIVE) study is the largest known study of nonpharmacological cognitive training ever conducted among older adults
- Gateway to Global Aging website, co-led by Dr. Alden Gross