Adversity specificity and life period exposure on cognitive aging.
Künzi M., Sieber S., Joly-Burra E., Cullati S., Bauermeister S., Stringhini S., Draganski B., Ballhausen N., Kliegel M.
This study set out to examine the role of different adversities experienced at different life course stages on cognitive aging (i.e., level and change). Data from the longitudinal study: Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) with the selection of participants over 60 years were used (N = 2662, Mdnage = 68, SDage = 5.39) in a Structural Equation Modeling. In early life, the experience of hunger predicted lower delayed recall (β = - 0.10, p