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University of Geneva
Department of Psychology
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The relation of education and cognitive activity to mini-mental state in old age: the role of functional fitness status. European Journal of Ageing, 15, 123–131. doi:10.1007/s10433-017-0441-4. (2018).
The role of cognitive reserve accumulated in midlife for the relation between chronic diseases and cognitive decline in old age: A longitudinal follow-up across six years. Neuropsychologia, 121, 37–46. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2018.10.013. (2018).
Balance and mobility relationships in older adults: A representative population-based cross-sectional study in Madeira, Portugal. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 80, 65–69. doi:10.1016/j.archger.2018.10.009. (2019).
Cognitive function and its associations in older adults from Amazonas, Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Atividade Física & Saúde, 23. doi:10.12820/rbafs.23e0013. (2018).
The relationship between episodic future thinking and prospective memory in middle childhood: Mechanisms depend on task type. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 178, 198–213. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2018.10.003. (2019).
Does the insula contribute to emotion-related distortion of time? A neuropsychological approach. Human Brain Mapping, 40, 1470–1479. doi:10.1002/hbm.24460. (2019).
Childhood socioeconomic circumstances and disability trajectories in older men and women: a European cohort study. European Journal of Public Health, 29, 50–58. doi:10.1093/eurpub/cky166. (2019).
The relation of low cognitive abilities to low well-being in old age is attenuated in individuals with greater cognitive reserve and greater social capital accumulated over the life course. Aging & Mental Health. doi:10.1080/13607863.2018.1531370. (2018).
Sex differences in relation patterns between health-related quality of life of older adults and its correlates: a population-based cross-sectional study in Madeira, Portugal. Primary Health Care Research & Development, 1–5. doi:10.1017/S1463423618000233. (2018).
The association of leisure activities in middle adulthood with cognitive performance in old age: Social capital mediates cognitive reserve effects. Psychology & Neuroscience. doi:10.1037/pne0000146. (2018).
Distinct effects of cognitive versus somatic anxiety on cognitive performance in old age: the role of working memory capacity. Aging & Mental Health. doi:10.1080/13607863.2018.1548566. (2018).
Motivation as a mediator of the relation between cognitive reserve and cognitive Performance. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B. doi:10.1093/geronb/gby144. (2018).
Explaining age-differences in working memory: the role of updating, inhibition, and shifting. Psychology & Neuroscience. doi:10.1037/pne0000151. (2018).
Improving methodological standards in behavioral interventions for cognitive enhancement. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement. doi:10.1007/s41465-018-0115-y. (2019).
The age-prospective memory paradox: Is it about motivation?. Clinical and Translational Neuroscience. doi:10.1177/2514183X18807103. (2018).
Laboratory vs. naturalistic prospective memory task predictions: young adults are overconfident outside of the laboratory. Memory, 27, 592–602. doi:10.1080/09658211.2018.1540703. (2019).
Early predictors of impaired sleep: a study on life course socioeconomic conditions and sleeping problems in older adults. Aging & Mental Health. doi:10.1080/13607863.2018.1534078. (2018).
Advantaged socioeconomic conditions in childhood are associated with higher cognitive functioning but stronger cognitive decline in older age. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi:10.1073/pnas.1807679116. (2019).
Welfare regimes modify the association of disadvantaged adult-life socioeconomic circumstances with self-rated health in old age. International Journal of Epidemiology. doi:10.1093/ije/dyy283. (2019).
Life course socioeconomic conditions and frailty at older ages. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbz018. (2019).
Effect of childhood socioeconomic conditions on cancer onset in later life: an ambidirectional cohort study. International Journal of Public Health, 63, 799–810. doi:10.1007/s00038-018-1111-9. (2018).
Cognitive Reserve and Social Capital Accrued in Early and Midlife Moderate the Relation of Psychological Stress to Cognitive Performance in Old Age. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 45, 190–197. doi:10.1159/000488052. (2018).
The relation of close friends to cognitive performance in old age: the mediating role of leisure activities. International Psychogeriatrics, 30, 1753–1758. doi:10.1017/S1041610218000789. (2018).
Cross-lagged relation of leisure activity participation to Trail Making Test performance 6 years later: differential patterns in old age and very old age. Neuropsychology, 33, 234–244. doi:10.1037/neu0000497. (2019).
Cognitive complaints mediate the effect of cognition on emotional stability across 12 years in old age. Psychology and Aging, 33, 425–438. doi:10.1037/pag0000246. (2018).
The influence of emotional material on encoding and retrieving intentions: an ERP study in younger and older adults. Frontiers in Psychology, 9. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00114. (2018).
The relationship of physical activity to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol level in a sample of community-dwelling older adults from Amazonas, Brazil. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 73, 195–198. doi:10.1016/j.archger.2017.08.004. (2017).
The role of leisure activities in mediating the relationship between physical health and well-being: differential patterns in old and very old age. Gerontology, 63, 560–571. doi:10.1159/000477628. (2017).
Delay of gratification, delay discounting and their associations with age, episodic future thinking, and future time perspective. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 2304. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02304. (2018).
Prospective memory is a key predictor of functional independence in older adults. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 24, 640–645. doi:10.1017/S1355617718000152. (2018).
Health Behavior Change in Older Adults: Testing the Health Action Process Approach at the Inter- and Intraindividual Level. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 9(3), 324–348. doi:10.1111/aphw.12094. (2017).
High-density lipoprotein cholesterol level relates to working memory, immediate and delayed cued recall in Brazilian older adults: the role of cognitive reserve. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 44, 84–91. doi:10.1159/000477846. (2017).
The Cognitive Telephone Screening Instrument (COGTEL): a brief, reliable, and valid tool for capturing interindividual differences in cognitive functioning in epidemiological and aging studies. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra, 7, 339–345. doi:10.1159/000479680. (2017).
The interplay of intention maintenance and cue monitoring in younger and older adults’ prospective memory. Memory & Cognition, 45, 1113–1125. doi:10.3758/s13421-017-0720-5. (2017).
Association of early- and adult-life socioeconomic circumstances with muscle strength in older age. Age and Ageing, 47(3), 398–407. doi:10.1093/ageing/afy003. (2018).
The effect of the ProBalance Programme on health-related quality of life of community-dwelling older adults: a randomised controlled trial. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 74, 26–31. doi:10.1016/j.archger.2017.08.012. (2018).
Individual differences in developmental change: quantifying the amplitude and heterogeneity in cognitive change across old age. Journal of Intelligence, 6, 1-14. doi:10.3390/jintelligence6010010. (2018).
Prospective and retrospective memory are differentially related to self-rated omission and commission errors in medication adherence in multimorbidity. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult, 24(6), 505–511. doi:10.1080/23279095.2016.1209675. (2017).
The effect of stereotype threat on age differences in prospective memory performance: differential effects on focal versus nonfocal tasks. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 1-8. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbx097. (2017).
Improving older adults’ working memory: the influence of age and crystallized intelligence on training outcomes. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 1(4), 358–373. doi:10.1007/s41465-017-0041-4. (2017).
The relation of education, occupation, and cognitive activity to cognitive status in old age: the role of physical frailty. International Psychogeriatrics, 29(9), 1469–1474. doi:10.1017/S1041610217000795. (2017).
Time-based prospective memory in children and adolescents with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 32, 981–992. doi:10.1080/13854046.2017.1403652. (2018).
Four-week strategy-based training to enhance prospective memory in older adults: targeting intention retention is More beneficial than targeting intention formation. Gerontology, 64(6), 257–265. doi:10.1159/000485796. (2018).
Examining the role of rehearsal in old–old adults’ working memory. European Journal of Ageing, 74, 26–31. doi:10.1007/s10433-018-0461-8. (2018).
Assessing adherence to multiple medications and in daily life among patients with multimorbidity. Psychology & Health, 32(10), 1233–1248. doi:10.1080/08870446.2016.1275632. (2017).
Effect of early- and adult-life socioeconomic circumstances on physical inactivity. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 50(3), 476–485. doi:10.1249/MSS.0000000000001472. (2018).
The Relation of hypertension to performance in immediate and delayed cued recall and working memory in old age: the role of cognitive reserve. Journal of Aging and Health, 30(8), 1171–1187. doi:10.1177/0898264317708883. (2018).
Investigating discontinuity of age relations in cognitive functioning, general health status, activity participation, and life satisfaction between young-old and old-old age. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(11), 1092. doi:10.3390/ijerph13111092. (2016).
Associations of educational attainment and cognitive level of job with old age verbal ability and processing speed: The mediating role of chronic diseases. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult, 25, 356–362. doi:10.1080/23279095.2017.1306525. (2018).
Correlates of health-related quality of life in young-old and old-old community-dwelling older adults. Quality of Life Research, 26(6), 1561–1569. doi:DOI 10.1007/s11136-017-1502-z. (2017).
The delay period as an opportunity to think about future intentions: Effects of delay length and delay task difficulty on young adult’s prospective memory performance. Psychological Research, 82(3), 607–616. doi:10.1007/s00426-017-0841-2. (2018).
Meditative insight: Validation of a French version of Ireland’s Insight Scale (2012) and exploration of relationships between meditative insight and perceived stress. Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 19(8), 883-896. doi:10.1080/13674676.2016.1261334. (2016).
The role of cue detection for prospective memory development across the lifespan. Neuropsychologia, 93, 289-300. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.11.008. (2016).
The relation of obesity to performance in verbal abilities, processing speed, and cognitive flexibility in old age: The role of cognitive reserve. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 42(1-2), 117-126. doi:10.1159/000448916. (2016).
Long Lives and Old Age Poverty: Social Stratification and Life-Course Institutionalization in Switzerland. Research in Human Development, 14(1), 68–87. doi:10.1080/15427609.2016.1268890. (2017).
The association of timing of retirement with cognitive performance in old age: The role of leisure activities after retirement. International Psychogeriatrics, 28(10), 1659-1669. doi:10.1017/S1041610216000958. (2016).
The relation of the number of languages spoken to performance in different cognitive abilities in old age. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 38(10), 1103-1114. doi:10.1080/13803395.2016.1197184. (2016).
The influence of high and low cue–action association on prospective memory performance. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 28(6), 707-717. doi:10.1080/20445911.2016.1186675. (2016).
Do inhibitory control demands affect event-based prospective memory performance in ADHD?. Journal of Attention Disorders, 23, 51–56. doi:10.1177/1087054713518236. (2019).
Children's planning performance in the Zoo Map task (BADS-C): Is it driven by general cognitive ability, executive functioning, or prospection?. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, 6(2), 138-144. doi:10.1080/21622965.2015.1124276. (2017).
Benefits in tasks related to everyday life competences after a working memory training in older adults. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 32(1), 86-93. doi:10.1002/gps.4448. (2017).
The effects of ongoing task absorption on event-based prospective memory in preschoolers. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 16(1), 123–136. doi:10.1080/17405629.2017.1346503. (2019).
An individual difference perspective on focal versus nonfocal prospective memory. Memory & Cognition, 44(8), 1192-1203. doi:10.3758/s13421-016-0628-5. (2016).
Impact of antenatal glucocorticoid therapy and risk of preterm delivery on intelligence in term-born children. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 101(2), 581-589. doi:10.1210/jc.2015-2453. (2016).
Prospective memory in older adults: Where we are now and what is next. Gerontology, 62(4), 459-466. doi:10.1159/000443698. (2016).
Prospective memory impairment in children with prenatal alcohol exposure. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40(5), 969-978. doi:10.1111/acer.13045. (2016).
The relationship between prospective memory and episodic future thinking in younger and older adulthood. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69(2), 310-323. doi:10.1080/17470218.2015.1054294. (2016).
Translating good intentions into physical activity: older adults with low prospective memory ability profit from planning. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 39(3), 472-482. doi:10.1007/s10865-015-9707-5. (2016).
Prospective memory and intraindividual variability in ongoing task response times in an adult lifespan sample: the role of cue focality. Memory, 25(3), 370-376. doi:10.1080/09658211.2016.1173705. (2017).
The association of educational attainment, cognitive level of job, and leisure activities during the course of adulthood with cognitive performance in old age: The role of openness to experience. International Psychogeriatrics, 28(5), 733-740. doi:10.1017/S1041610215001933. (2016).
No cross-sectional evidence for an increased relation of cognitive and sensory abilities in old age. Aging & Mental Health, 21(4), 409–415. doi:10.1080/13607863.2015.1109055. (2017).
Uncovering the care setting–turnover intention relationship of geriatric nurses. European Journal of Ageing, 13(2), 159-169. doi:10.1007/s10433-016-0362-7. (2016).
Hair cortisol and cognitive performance in working age adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 67, 100-103. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.01.029. (2016).
Apolipoprotein E e4 and cognitive function: A modifiable association? Results from two independent cohort studies. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 41, 35–45. doi:10.1159/000440697. (2016).
Older adults have difficulty in decoding sarcasm. Developmental Psychology, 51(12), 1840–1852. doi:10.1037/dev0000063. (2015).
Cognitive and neural plasticity in older adults’ prospective memory following training with the Virtual Week computer game. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 1–13. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2015.00592. (2015).
Future thinking improves prospective memory performance and plan enactment in older adults. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68(1), 192–204. doi:10.1080/17470218.2014.956127. (2015).
Performance of smokers with DSM-5 tobacco use disorder in time-based complex prospective memory. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 47(3), 203–212. doi:10.1080/02791072.2015.1054008. (2015).
Differential effects of emotional cues on components of prospective memory: An ERP study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 1–15. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2015.00010. (2015).
Prospective memory function in late adulthood: Affect at encoding and resource allocation costs. PLoS ONE, 10(4), e0125124. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0125124. (2015).
The impact of cognitive control on children’s goal monitoring in a time-based prospective memory task. Child Neuropsychology, 21(6), 823–839. doi:10.1080/09297049.2014.967202. (2015).
Rest break organization in geriatric care and turnover: A multimethod cross-sectional study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 51(9), 1246-1257. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2014.01.006. (2014).
Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Cognitive Decline: A Longitudinal Study among Non-Demented Older Adults. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 38(3-4), 254-263. doi:10.1159/000362870. (2014).
Self- or physician-reported diabetes, glycemia markers, and cognitive functioning in older adults in Germany. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 22(11), 1105-1115. doi:10.1016/j.jagp.2013.06.004. (2014).
Survivors of cardiac arrest with good neurological outcome show considerable impairments of memory functioning. Resuscitation, 88, 120-125. doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.11.009. (2015).
Age differences in prospective memory for everyday life intentions: A diary approach. Memory, 24(4), 444-454. doi:10.1080/09658211.2015.1018276. (2016).
Mood effects on memory and executive control in a real-life situation. Cognition and Emotion, 29(6), 1107-1116. doi:10.1080/02699931.2014.962486. (2015).
The association of leisure activities in middle adulthood with cognitive performance in old age: The moderating role of educational level. Gerontology, 61(3), 543-550. doi:10.1159/000381311. (2015).
The role of cognitive resources for subjective work ability and health in nursing. European Journal of Ageing, 12(2), 131-140. doi:10.1007/s10433-014-0331-y. (2015).
Adult age differences in prospective memory in the laboratory: are they related to higher stress levels in the elderly?. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8(1021), 1-9. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.01021. (2014).
Improving everyday prospective memory performance in older adults: Comparing cognitive process and strategy training. Psychology and Aging, 29(3), 744-755. doi:10.1037/a0037181. (2014).
History of lifetime smoking, smoking cessation and cognitive function in the elderly population. European Journal of Epidemiology, 28, 823-831. doi:10.1007/s10654-013-9840-9. (2013).