Project ID571
DescriptionMethodology was to have participants react to stimuli provided by a computer programme and a DNA swab was taken. The research concerned researching the risk factors relating to memory as aging occurs. The risk factor being considered was a particular gene which was thought to affect memory loss.
TopicAgeing
TypeExternal research (U3A as research subjects)
U3ABrighton and Hove
Organization/partnerSussex University
Year startedNot known
Source of referenceSussex University, Psychology Department
OutputPhD and publications
DocumentNone
NotesThis research involves risk factors in memory as ageing occurs. The researcher was interested in whether a particular affected memory loss. Participants were recruited from U3A Brighton and Hove. The testing involved two hours of memory testing and reaction to information provided by a software program. This involved reacting to certain stimuli. In addition the DNA of the participants was acquired