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.
TypeExternal research (U3A as research subjects)
U3ABrighton and Hove
Organization/partnerSussex University
Year startedNot known
Source of referenceSussex University, Psychology Department
OutputPhD and publications
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