Search for dissertations about: "Michael Rönnlund"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Michael Rönnlund.

  1. 1. Aspects of Declarative Memory Functioning in Adulthood : Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Studies

    Author : Michael Rönnlund; Elizabeth Maylor; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; aging; episodic memory; sematic memory; encoding support; crosssectional; longitudinal; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  2. 2. The influence of social relationships and leisure activity on adult cognitive functioning and risk of dementia : Longitudinal population-based studies

    Author : Daniel Eriksson Sörman; Michael Rönnlund; Anna Sundström; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Martin Lövdén; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Cognitive functioning; cognition; memory; dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; cognitive reserve; reverse causality; old age; middle age; leisure activity; social relationships; social network; longitudinal; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cognitive training in young and old adults : Transfer, long-term effects, and predictors of gain

    Author : Petra Sandberg; Anna Stigsdotter Neeyl; Michael Rönnlund; Boo Johansson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Cognitive training; aging; old adults; executive function; life-span; individual differences; episodic memory; inhibition; shifting; updating; cognitive control; strategy training; mnemonics; predictors; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the subjective–objective distinction for measures of memory and cognition : Theoretical and methodological issues in questionnaire development and validation

    Author : Peter Vestergren; Widar Henriksson; Christina Wikström; Michael Rönnlund; Björn Lyxell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cognitive dysfunction; measurement; memory complaints; self report; subjective memory; subjective–objective; Other social sciences; Övrig samhällsvetenskap; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE