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,

      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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