Student essays / Studentuppsatser >
Department of Psychology/ Psykologiska institutionen >
Masteruppsatser / Psykologiska institutionen >

Personality and Cognitive Aging - A Population-Based Longitudinal Study

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
gupea_2077_68671_1.pdfThesis796KbAdobe PDF
Title: Personality and Cognitive Aging - A Population-Based Longitudinal Study
Authors: Durehed, Karin
Issue Date: 22-Jun-2021
Degree: Student essay
Abstract: We investigated effects of Extraversion, Neuroticism, and the Lie scale, from the Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI), on level and change in late life cognition. The data (N=554) were drawn from two birth cohorts (1901/02, 1906/07) as part of the Gothenburg H70 study, where cognition was subsequently measured on five tests at ages 70, 75, and 79. Findings from multilevel models, controlling for sex and education, revealed that high Extraversion, Neuroticism and the Lie scale scores all predicte... more
Appears in Collections:Masteruppsatser / Psykologiska institutionen



© Göteborgs universitet 2011