Main Focus

      • Cognitive changes across the lifespan
      • Associations between changes in cognition and changes in brain structure
      • Associations between lifestyle factors and neuro-cognitive changes
      • Analysis of longitudinal data using structural equation modelling
      • Prediction of heterogeneity in change

      Curriculum Vitae

      PhD, 2017, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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

      Selected Publications

      Köhncke, Y., Düzel, S., Sander, M.C., Lindenberger, L., Kühn, S., Brandmaier, A. M. (2021): Hippocampal and parahippocampal gray matter structural integrity assessed by multimodal imaging is associated with episodic memory in old age, Cerebral Cortex, 31, 1464–1477, https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhaa287

      Köhncke, Y., Papenberg, G., Jonasson, L., Karalija, N., Wåhlin, A., Salami, A., ... & Lövdén, M. (2018). Self-rated intensity of habitual physical activities is positively associated with dopamine D2/3 receptor availability and cognition. NeuroImage, 181, 605-616.

      Köhncke, Y., Laukka, E. J., Brehmer, Y., Kalpouzos, G., Li, T. Q., Fratiglioni, L., ... & Lövdén, M. (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.

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