Paolo Ghisletta

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Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Spatial navigation training protects the hippocampus against age-related changes during early and late adulthood
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Neurobiol Aging 33:620.e9-620.e22. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Within-person trial-to-trial variability precedes and predicts cognitive decline in old and very old age: longitudinal data from the Berlin Aging Study
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Lentzeallee 94, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 45:2827-38. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Walking variability and working-memory load in aging: a dual-process account relating cognitive control to motor control performance
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Lentzeallee 94, Berlin, Germany
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P121-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Experience-dependent plasticity of white-matter microstructure extends into old age
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 48:3878-83. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Environmental topography and postural control demands shape aging-associated decrements in spatial navigation performance
    Martin Lövdén
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 20:683-94. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Performance-related increases in hippocampal N-acetylaspartate (NAA) induced by spatial navigation training are restricted to BDNF Val homozygotes
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Lentzeallee 94, Berlin, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 21:1435-42. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Social participation attenuates decline in perceptual speed in old and very old age
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 20:423-34. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Studying individual aging in an interindividual context: typical paths of age-related, dementia-related, and mortality-related cognitive development in old age
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Lentzeallee 94, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 20:303-16. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The sensory-cognition association in adulthood: Different magnitudes for processing speed, inhibition, episodic memory, and false memory?
    Martin Lövdén
    Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Scand J Psychol 46:253-62. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The extent of stability and change in episodic and semantic memory in old age: demographic predictors of level and change
    Martin Lövdén
    Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P130-4. 2004

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Spatial navigation training protects the hippocampus against age-related changes during early and late adulthood
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Neurobiol Aging 33:620.e9-620.e22. 2012
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  2. ncbi request reprint Within-person trial-to-trial variability precedes and predicts cognitive decline in old and very old age: longitudinal data from the Berlin Aging Study
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Lentzeallee 94, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 45:2827-38. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Walking variability and working-memory load in aging: a dual-process account relating cognitive control to motor control performance
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Lentzeallee 94, Berlin, Germany
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P121-8. 2008
    ..Extending the 2006 dual-process account proposed by Huxhold, Li, Schmiedek, and Lindenberger, we conclude that normal aging alters the trade-off between the effects of focus of attention and resource competition on walking variability...
  4. doi request reprint Experience-dependent plasticity of white-matter microstructure extends into old age
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 48:3878-83. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Environmental topography and postural control demands shape aging-associated decrements in spatial navigation performance
    Martin Lövdén
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 20:683-94. 2005
    ..Attempts at supporting older adults' navigation performance should consider sensorimotor/cognitive interactions and qualitative differences in navigational activity...
  6. doi request reprint Performance-related increases in hippocampal N-acetylaspartate (NAA) induced by spatial navigation training are restricted to BDNF Val homozygotes
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Lentzeallee 94, Berlin, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 21:1435-42. 2011
    ..BDNF genotype moderates these plastic changes, in line with the contention that gene-context interactions shape the ontogeny of complex phenotypes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Social participation attenuates decline in perceptual speed in old and very old age
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 20:423-34. 2005
    ..Results support the hypothesis that an engaged and active lifestyle in old and very old age may alleviate decline in perceptual speed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Studying individual aging in an interindividual context: typical paths of age-related, dementia-related, and mortality-related cognitive development in old age
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Lentzeallee 94, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 20:303-16. 2005
    ..Typical progression of dementia followed a developmental cascade from low declarative memory, via low functioning across all observed cognitive measures, to dementia diagnosis, and finally, death...
  9. ncbi request reprint The sensory-cognition association in adulthood: Different magnitudes for processing speed, inhibition, episodic memory, and false memory?
    Martin Lövdén
    Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Scand J Psychol 46:253-62. 2005
    ..Also, the proportion of age-related variance shared with vision was highest in inhibition and lowest in false memory. The results are discussed in the light of common cause accounts of cognitive aging...
  10. ncbi request reprint The extent of stability and change in episodic and semantic memory in old age: demographic predictors of level and change
    Martin Lövdén
    Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P130-4. 2004
    ..Collectively, these results depict relatively high degrees of structural stability and stability of interindividual differences in declarative memory in old age...
  11. ncbi request reprint Quantitative and qualitative sex differences in spatial navigation
    Martin Lövdén
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany, and School of Psychology, Saarland University, Saarbrucken, Germany
    Scand J Psychol 48:353-8. 2007
    ..Results indicate that sex differences in spatial navigation performance are modulated by interactions between environmental demands and sex differences in spatial processing...
  12. doi request reprint Cognitive and sensory declines in old age: gauging the evidence for a common cause
    Ulman Lindenberger
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 24:1-16. 2009
    ..Contrary to expectations, the correlations between cognitive and sensory declines were only moderate in size, underscoring the need to delineate both domain-general and function-specific mechanisms of behavioral senescence...
  13. doi request reprint Cross-sectional age variance extraction: what's change got to do with it?
    Ulman Lindenberger
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 26:34-47. 2011
    ..We discourage use of CAVE for testing multivariate hypotheses about behavioral development...
  14. doi request reprint The effect of multiple indicators on the power to detect inter-individual differences in change
    Timo von Oertzen
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Br J Math Stat Psychol 63:627-46. 2010
    ..Finally, we integrate different formal results to exhibit the trade-off between the number of measurement occasions and number of indicators per occasion for constant power in LGCMs...
  15. ncbi request reprint The fate of cognition in very old age: six-year longitudinal findings in the Berlin Aging Study (BASE)
    Tania Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 18:318-31. 2003
    ..They conclude that intellectual development after age 70 varies by distance to death, age, and intellectual ability domain...
  16. doi request reprint Dynamic psychological and behavioral changes in the adoption and maintenance of exercise
    Britta Renner
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    Health Psychol 31:306-15. 2012
    ..In the present study, we examine how changes in phase-specific and generic health cognitions influence first, the adoption of exercise and later, the maintenance of the newly acquired behavior...
  17. ncbi request reprint Age-based structural dynamics between perceptual speed and knowledge in the Berlin Aging Study: direct evidence for ability dedifferentiation in old age
    Paolo Ghisletta
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Dahlem Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 18:696-713. 2003
    ..As hypothesized, results indicated that changes in knowledge are dominated by perceptual speed and offered strong support for the notion of "mechanization" of pragmatic abilities in old and very old age...
  18. ncbi request reprint Application of a joint multivariate longitudinal-survival analysis to examine the terminal decline hypothesis in the Swiss Interdisciplinary Longitudinal Study on the Oldest Old
    Paolo Ghisletta
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Geneva, Boulevard du Pont d Arve 40, 1211 Geneve 4, Switzerland
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P185-92. 2008
    ..Results revealed that age and performance level in fluency predicted survival, whereas level in speed and change in both cognitive variables did not. I discuss the relevance of fluency tasks in predicting mortality...
  19. ncbi request reprint Does activity engagement protect against cognitive decline in old age? Methodological and analytical considerations
    Paolo Ghisletta
    Center for Interdisciplinary Gerontology and Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Geneva, Route de Mon Idée 59, 1226 Thonex, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P253-61. 2006
    ..Results suggest that increased media and leisure activity engagement may lessen decline in perceptual speed, but not in verbal fluency or performance, whereas cognitive performance does not effect change in activity engagement...
  20. ncbi request reprint Static and dynamic longitudinal structural analyses of cognitive changes in old age
    Paolo Ghisletta
    Center for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Gerontology 50:12-6. 2004
    ..Among the main data-analytical advances of recent decades are Latent Growth Models (LGM) and Multilevel Models (MLM) for the analysis of longitudinal data...
  21. pmc Neuroanatomical correlates of fluid intelligence in healthy adults and persons with vascular risk factors
    Naftali Raz
    Institute of Gerontology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:718-26. 2008
    ..VR was independently associated with smaller prefrontal volumes and lower fluid intelligence. Thus, prefrontal and medial-temporal systems may play different roles in age-related differences and changes in cognitive performance...
  22. ncbi request reprint On the power of multivariate latent growth curve models to detect correlated change
    Christopher Hertzog
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0170, USA
    Psychol Methods 11:244-52. 2006
    ..The present findings allow researchers to make more informed design decisions when planning a longitudinal study and aid in interpreting LGCM results regarding correlated interindividual differences in rates of development...
  23. ncbi request reprint A dynamic investigation of cognitive dedifferentiation with control for retest: evidence from the Swiss Interdisciplinary Longitudinal Study on the Oldest Old
    Paolo Ghisletta
    Center for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychol Aging 20:671-82. 2005
    ..This analytical technique could be applied to various markers of broad fluid-mechanic and broad crystallized-pragmatic components of cognition...