Janet Maccora

RESEARCHER PROFILE


Janet has a background in epidemiology with an MSc from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Now in the second year of her PhD candidacy, her broad research interest is factors for maintaining cognitive health in later life, with a specific focus on education as a protective factor. Her PhD topic also investigates the phenomenon of “SuperAgers” – people in their 60s who perform as well as, or better than, people 40 years younger than them on cognitive tests. Janet is using data from the Personality and Total Health (PATH) cohort that has been running in the ACT and Queanbeyan for 18 years.

ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES ON THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN EDUCATION AND COGNITION

RESEARCH TEAM

KIRSTY ZMISA Executive Assistant : 9399 1021
: k.zmisa@neura.edu.au