Kennedy, Kristen M.
Kristen Kennedy is an Assistant Professor in Behavioral and Brain Sciences and the Center for Vital Longevity. She also heads the Kennedy Neuroimaging of Aging and Cognition Lab. She is best known for her research in the area of cognitive neuroscience of aging. Currently, her research interests include
- Normal aging of human brain structure and function,
- Cognitive consequences of aging on health and lifestyle,
- Genetic modifiers of the age-related changes in the brain and cognition
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Differential Aging Trajectories of Modulation of Activation to Cognitive Challenge in APOEε4 Groups: Reduced Modulation Predicts Poorer Cognitive Performance The present study was designed to investigate the effect of a genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD), ApolipoproteinE ε4 (APOEε4), on the ability of the brain to modulate activation in response to cognitive ...