Presentations

Presentations

Presentations to scientific conferences and meetings:

  • Ian Deary (2012). Cognitive ageing and cognitive epidemiology. The first PsySTAR Annual Summer School in Mental Health. Edinburgh, UK, September.
  • Ian Deary (2012). Intelligence across the lifecourse: causes and/or effects. Keynote address to Age and the Brain 2012. Nottingham, UK, September.
  • Caroline Brett (2012). Subjective well-being in the eighth decade: The importance of social support and personality. BPS Division of Health Psychology’s Annual Conference. Liverpool, UK. September.
  • Sarah Harris (2012). Genetic risk scores for Alzheimer’s disease, schizophrenia and type 2 diabetes: Associations and interactions with cognitive ability. Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology Research Day. Edinburgh, UK, September.
  • Lars Penke (2012). Genetische und neurostrukturelle Grundlagen von Intelligenz und der Alterung kognitiver Fähigkeiten [Genetic and neurostructural foundations of intelligence and cognitive ageing]. Congress of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Bielefeld, Germany, September.
  • Maria Valdés Hernández (2012). Morphological, distributional, volumetric and intensity characterisation of periventricular white matter hyperintensities. European Society of Neuroradiology Annual Meeting. Edinburgh, UK, September.
  • Ian Deary (2012). Studying lifetime cognitive ageing in the Lothian Birth Cohorts of 1921 and 1936. World Congress on Active Ageing. Glasgow, UK, August. 
  • Alan Gow (2012). Activity and cognitive ageing: a healthy mind in a healthy body? World Congress on Active Ageing. Glasgow, UK, August.
  • Mark Bastin (2012). Brain structure and cognitive ageing: Imaging the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936. World Congress on Active Ageing. Glasgow, UK, August.
  • Alan Gow (2012). Neuroprotective lifestyles and the ageing brain. ECP16 (16th European Conference on Personality). Trieste, Italy, July.
  • René Mõttus (2012). Personality and health: A problem of convergent-discriminant validity. ECP16 (16th European Conference on Personality. Trieste, Italy, July.
  • Lars Penke (2012). The evolutionary genetics of personality (and intelligence): 5 years later. ECP16 (16th European Conference of Personality). Trieste, Italy, July.
  • Benjamin Aribisala (2012). Comparative Analysis of Atlas-Based and Manual Prefrontal Brain Parcellation in an Ageing Cohort. Organisation of Human Brain Mapping. Beijing, China, June.
  • Alan Gow (2012). Lifestyle factors and the ageing brain: what protects against decline? Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Southern Denmark. Odense, Denmark, June.
  • Donald Lyall (2012). ADRB2, white matter integrity and cognitive ageing in the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936.  42nd Conference of the Behavior Genetics Association. Edinburgh, UK, June.
  • Ian Deary (2012). Intelligence across the lifecourse: causes and/or effects. Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit. Southampton, UK, May.
  • Ian Deary (2012). Cognitive ageing and cognitive epidemiology in the Lothian Birth Cohorts of 1921 and 1936. Centre for Neuroscience, University of Strathclyde. Glasgow, UK, May.
  • Lars Penke (2012). Genetic, neurostructural, and evolutionary foundations of human intelligence differences. Institute of Human Genetics, University Clinic Bonn. Bonn, Germany, May.
  • Lars Penke (2012). Genetische und neurowissenschaftliche Grundlagen von Intelligenzunterschieden über die Lebensspanne [Genetic and neuroscientific foundations of intelligence differences across the lifespan]. Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna. Vienna, Austria, May.
  • Lars Penke (2012). Genetische und neurowissenschaftliche Grundlagen der Entwicklung kognitiver Fähigkeiten [Genetic and neuroscientific foundations of the development of cognitive abilities]. 16th Berlin Colloquium of the Daimler und Benz Foundation. Berlin, Germany, May.
  • John Starr (2012). The Disconnected Mind. UCSD Shiley-Marcos Disease Research Center Conference Alzheimer’s Disease: Update on Research, Treatment and Care. San Diego, USA, May.
  • Caroline Brett René Mõttus (2012). Lifecourse influences on well-being in old age: following up the Scottish Mental Survey 1947. Geriatric Medicine Seminar Series. Edinburgh, UK, May and July.
  • Ian Deary (2012). Genetics, cognition, and cognitive ageing. Invited address to the inaugural meeting of the Edinburgh Alliance for Complex Trait Genetics. Edinburgh, UK, April.

 

Presentations to other audiences

  • Ian Deary (2012). Training: staying physically fit and mentally well. The Long Run—Life is a Marathon: An Exploration of Ageing and the Human Journey. Royal Society of Arts. London, UK, July.
  • Ian Deary and Libby Archer (2012). Using long-term data collection to monitor mental decline in older people. All-party Parliamentary Group on Medical Research Summer Reception: How Data Saves Lives—Unlocking the Research Potential of Information. London, UK, July.
  • Alan Gow (2012). The Disconnected Mind. Active Ageing Conference. Hamilton, UK, May 2012.
  • Ian Deary (2012). Professor Sir Godfrey Thomson and the Scottish Mental Surveys of 1932 and 1947. Winton Capital. Oxford, UK, May.