This project will examine characteristics of different types of daily memory problems, such as how often they occur — and if they lead to negative consequences — in order to determine which characteristics are the best predictors of future cognitive decline.
We will determine:
- whether some characteristics of memory problems are better indicators of future cognitive decline;
- whether the characteristics of memory problems depend on age or sex; and
- if the characteristics of memory problems that predict cognitive decline depend on age or sex.
The ultimate goal of the project is to inform the development of non-invasive Alzheimer’s Disease risk-screening tools and novel intervention targets.