Does childhood cognition predict dementia threat later in life?


To what extent do factors such as education and socioeconomic position affect our thinking skills and memory over time? Not as much as one might think, a new study suggests.

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New research finds that cognitive ability at age 8 may indicate future risk of dementia.

The study set out to investigate what influences a person’s cognitive ability — that is, their ability to think, reason, and remember — over a lifetime.

The researchers hoped that by getting an insight into what impacts people’s cognitive ability, they might be able to shed some light on factors that lead to cognitive decline in later life, including

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