Ylva Köhncke

© Andreas Brandmaier
Postdoctoral Fellow
+49 30 82406-683
koehncke [at] mpib-berlin [dot] mpg [dot] de

Short CV: 

PhD, 2017, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Dipl.-Psych., 2012, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Research Interests: 
  • Cognitive changes across the lifespan

  • Associations between changes in cognition and changes in brain structure

  • Associations between lifestyle factors and neuro-cognitive changes

  • Structural equation modelling with longitudinal data

  • Prediction of heterogeneity in change

Selected Literature: 

Köhncke, Y., Papenberg, G., Jonasson, L., Karalija, N., Wåhlin, A., Salami, A., et al. (2018). Self-rated intensity of habitual physical activities is positively associated with dopamine D2/3 receptor availability and cognition. NeuroImage, 181, 605–616. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.07.036

Köhncke, Y., Laukka, E. J., Brehmer, Y., Kalpouzos, G., Li, T.-Q., Fratiglioni, L., et al. (2016). Three-year changes in leisure activities are associated with concurrent changes in white matter microstructure and perceptual speed in individuals aged 80 years and older. Neurobiology of Aging, 41, 173–186.

Lövdén, M., Köhncke, Y., Laukka, E. J., Kalpouzos, G., Salami, A., Li, T.-Q., et al. (2014). Changes in perceptual speed and white matter microstructure in the corticospinal tract are associated in very old age. NeuroImage, 102, 520-530. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.08.020