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The relationship between cognitive decline and a genetic predictor of educational attainment

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Genetic and environmental factors both make substantial contributions to the heterogeneity in individuals’ levels of cognitive ability. Many studies have examined the relationship between educational attainment and cognitive performance and its rate of change. Yet there remains a gap in knowledge regarding whether the effect of genetic predictors on individual differences in cognition becomes more or less prominent over the life course. In this analysis of over 5000 older adults from the Heal...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112549

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0280-8463
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Sociology
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Science and Medicine Journal website
Volume:
239
Article number:
112549
Publication date:
2019-09-13
Acceptance date:
2019-09-12
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EISSN:
0277-9536
ISSN:
0277-9536
Source identifiers:
1053479
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English
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pubs:1053479
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2019-09-23

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