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Peter Karlsson



Work area / area of expertise
Health and Sport

Expertise
Doctoral Student in psychology, focus on cognition and aging.

Teaching
I teach mostly courses in general psychology. At the moment most of my teaching concerns cognitive psychology, research method and supervising of papers in psychology.

Research
My research concerns cognition and aging. At the moment Im focusing on cognitive change in relation to aging, especially changes regarding memory. A special interest is in trying to identify factors that are related (positively as well as negatively) to amount and rate of cognitive decline in relation to aging (from the age of 70 and onwards).

Research environment:
arrow CVHI - Centre of Research on Welfare, Health and Sport


Links:
arrow På svenska

Publications:
arrow Registered publications in DiVA


  • Article in journal
  • Karlsson, Peter, Thorvaldsson, Valgeir, Skoog, Ingmar, Gudmundsson, Pia, Johansson, Boo (2015). Birth Cohort Differences in Fluid Cognition in Old Age : Comparisons of Trends in Levels and Change Trajectories Over 30 Years in Three Population-Based Samples. Psychology and Aging. View detailed record in DiVA link to external website
  • Conference paper
  • Karlsson, Peter, Thorvaldsson, Valgeir, Skoog, Ingmar, Johansson, Boo (2014). Birth cohort differences in cognitive aging : Secular trends in levels of functioning and rates of change over 30 years in a population-based Swedish sample. . View detailed record in DiVA link to external website
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Contact information
Department / Unit:
School of Health and Welfare

Building / Room:
Building R / 4103b

Phone:
+46 (0) 35 16 78 37

E-mail:

Updated 2014-06-11