Lars Penke

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Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Beyond global sociosexual orientations: a more differentiated look at sociosexuality and its effects on courtship and romantic relationships
    Lars Penke
    Institute of Psychology, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:1113-35. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Brain white matter tract integrity as a neural foundation for general intelligence
    L Penke
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Mol Psychiatry 17:1026-30. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Brain iron deposits are associated with general cognitive ability and cognitive aging
    Lars Penke
    Department of Psychology, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Neurobiol Aging 33:510-517.e2. 2012
  4. doi request reprint A general factor of brain white matter integrity predicts information processing speed in healthy older people
    Lars Penke
    Department of Psychology, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 30:7569-74. 2010
  5. doi request reprint White matter integrity in the splenium of the corpus callosum is related to successful cognitive aging and partly mediates the protective effect of an ancestral polymorphism in ADRB2
    Lars Penke
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, Department of Psychology, The University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9JZ, UK
    Behav Genet 40:146-56. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Some guidelines for structural equation modelling in cognitive neuroscience: the case of Charlton et al.'s study on white matter integrity and cognitive ageing
    Lars Penke
    Centre for Cognitive Aging and Cognitive Epidemiology, Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Neurobiol Aging 31:1656-60; discussion 1561-6. 2010
  7. pmc Estimated maximal and current brain volume predict cognitive ability in old age
    Natalie A Royle
    Brain Research Imaging Centre, Neuroimaging Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK Scottish Imaging Network, a Platform for Scientific Excellence SINAPSE Collaboration, Edinburgh, UK Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK Electronic address
    Neurobiol Aging 34:2726-33. 2013
  8. doi request reprint ADRB2, brain white matter integrity and cognitive ageing in the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936
    Donald M Lyall
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, UK
    Behav Genet 43:13-23. 2013
  9. pmc Brain white matter damage in aging and cognitive ability in youth and older age
    Maria Del C Valdés Hernández
    Brain Research Imaging Centre, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Neurobiol Aging 34:2740-7. 2013
  10. pmc Brain white matter tract integrity and cognitive abilities in community-dwelling older people: the Lothian Birth Cohort, 1936
    Tom Booth
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh
    Neuropsychology 27:595-607. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Beyond global sociosexual orientations: a more differentiated look at sociosexuality and its effects on courtship and romantic relationships
    Lars Penke
    Institute of Psychology, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:1113-35. 2008
    ..Within couples, the 3 components also showed distinct degrees of assortative mating and distinct effects on the romantic partner. Implications for the evolutionary psychology of mating tactics are discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Brain white matter tract integrity as a neural foundation for general intelligence
    L Penke
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Mol Psychiatry 17:1026-30. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Brain iron deposits are associated with general cognitive ability and cognitive aging
    Lars Penke
    Department of Psychology, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Neurobiol Aging 33:510-517.e2. 2012
    ..The pattern of results suggests that iron deposits are not only a biomarker of general cognitive ability in old age and age-related cognitive decline, but that they are also related to the lifelong-stable trait of intelligence...
  4. doi request reprint A general factor of brain white matter integrity predicts information processing speed in healthy older people
    Lars Penke
    Department of Psychology, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 30:7569-74. 2010
    ..Further studies should investigate whether these findings relate more to the role of tract integrity and information processing speed in nonpathological cognitive aging or in lifelong-stable processes...
  5. doi request reprint White matter integrity in the splenium of the corpus callosum is related to successful cognitive aging and partly mediates the protective effect of an ancestral polymorphism in ADRB2
    Lars Penke
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, Department of Psychology, The University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9JZ, UK
    Behav Genet 40:146-56. 2010
    ..While the effects of the SNP and splenium integrity on cognitive aging were largely independent, there was some evidence for a partial mediation effect of ADRB2 status via splenium integrity...
  6. doi request reprint Some guidelines for structural equation modelling in cognitive neuroscience: the case of Charlton et al.'s study on white matter integrity and cognitive ageing
    Lars Penke
    Centre for Cognitive Aging and Cognitive Epidemiology, Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Neurobiol Aging 31:1656-60; discussion 1561-6. 2010
    ..We suggest that evidence from more conclusive study designs is needed...
  7. pmc Estimated maximal and current brain volume predict cognitive ability in old age
    Natalie A Royle
    Brain Research Imaging Centre, Neuroimaging Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK Scottish Imaging Network, a Platform for Scientific Excellence SINAPSE Collaboration, Edinburgh, UK Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK Electronic address
    Neurobiol Aging 34:2726-33. 2013
    ..As 1 of the largest studies of associations between brain volume and cognitive ability with normal aging, this work contributes to the wider understanding of how some early-life factors influence cognitive aging. ..
  8. doi request reprint ADRB2, brain white matter integrity and cognitive ageing in the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936
    Donald M Lyall
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, UK
    Behav Genet 43:13-23. 2013
    ..Previous findings may therefore have been subject to type 1 error. Further study into links between ADRB2, cognitive function and brain white matter integrity is required...
  9. pmc Brain white matter damage in aging and cognitive ability in youth and older age
    Maria Del C Valdés Hernández
    Brain Research Imaging Centre, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Neurobiol Aging 34:2740-7. 2013
    ..Early-life IQ also influenced WMH in later life. Determining how lower IQ in youth leads to increasing brain damage with aging is important for future successful cognitive aging. ..
  10. pmc Brain white matter tract integrity and cognitive abilities in community-dwelling older people: the Lothian Birth Cohort, 1936
    Tom Booth
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh
    Neuropsychology 27:595-607. 2013
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  11. pmc Quantitative multi-modal MRI of the Hippocampus and cognitive ability in community-dwelling older subjects
    Benjamin S Aribisala
    Brain Research Imaging Centre, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK Scottish Imaging Network, A Platform for Scientific Excellence SINAPSE, Edinburgh, UK Department of Computer Science, Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria
    Cortex 53:34-44. 2014
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  12. doi request reprint Predicting mortality from human faces
    Dominika Dykiert
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Psychosom Med 74:560-6. 2012
    ..To investigate whether and to what extent mortality is predictable from facial photographs of older people...
  13. doi request reprint Potential effect of skull thickening on the associations between cognition and brain atrophy in ageing
    Benjamin Segun Aribisala
    Brain Research Imaging Centre, Brain Research Imaging Centre Neuroimaging Sciences University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland EH4 2XU, UK Computer Science Department, Faculty of Science PMB 001 LASU Post Office, Lagos State University, Ojo Lagos, Lagos, Lagos PMB 001 LASU, Nigeria
    Age Ageing 43:712-6. 2014
    ..However, inner skull table thickening would encroach on ICV and could mask actual brain atrophy...
  14. doi request reprint Age-associated cognitive decline
    Ian J Deary
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, UK
    Br Med Bull 92:135-52. 2009
    ..The determinants of the differences in age-related cognitive decline are not fully understood. Progress in the field is taking place across many areas of biomedical and psychosocial sciences...
  15. ncbi request reprint Single-attribute implicit association tests (SA-IAT) for the assessment of unipolar constructs. The case of sociosexuality
    Lars Penke
    Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Exp Psychol 53:283-91. 2006
    ..An alternative SA-IAT with sex as the only attribute showed a similar reliability but higher correlations with explicit sociosexuality...
  16. doi request reprint A genome-wide search for genetic influences and biological pathways related to the brain's white matter integrity
    Lorna M Lopez
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Neurobiol Aging 33:1847.e1-14. 2012
    ..Although no gene passed correction for multiple comparisons in single gene-based testing, biological pathways analysis suggested evidence for an over-representation of neuronal transmission and cell adhesion pathways relating to g(FA)...
  17. doi request reprint The neuroscience of human intelligence differences
    Ian J Deary
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Nat Rev Neurosci 11:201-11. 2010
    ..There is also evidence that brain efficiency correlates positively with intelligence...
  18. doi request reprint Symmetry of the face in old age reflects childhood social status
    David Hope
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Econ Hum Biol 11:236-44. 2013
    ..Future research should clarify which elements of the environment cause these perturbations...
  19. doi request reprint Knowing your own mate value: sex-specific personality effects on the accuracy of expected mate choices
    Mitja D Back
    Department of Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz 55099, Germany
    Psychol Sci 22:984-9. 2011
    ..These results have important implications for understanding mating behavior and perhaps the origin of sex differences in personality...
  20. pmc The total burden of rare, non-synonymous exome genetic variants is not associated with childhood or late-life cognitive ability
    Riccardo E Marioni
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, UK, Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, UK, Institute of Psychology, Georg August University Gottingen, Goßlerstr 14, Gottingen 37073, Germany, Medical Genetics Section, Centre for Genomics and Experimental Medicine, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK, Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20140117. 2014
    ..Contrary to our a priori hypothesis, we observed no evidence for an association between the total number of rare exonic variants and either childhood cognitive ability or late-life cognitive ability. ..
  21. doi request reprint The effects of weather on daily mood: a multilevel approach
    Jaap J A Denissen
    Personality Development, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Emotion 8:662-7. 2008
    ..However, these individual differences in weather sensitivity could not be explained by the Five Factor Model personality traits, gender, or age...
  22. doi request reprint The network perspective will help, but is comorbidity the question?
    Wendy Johnson
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, and Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 33:162-3. 2010
    ..We note, however, that alone it cannot really help us understand etiology. Etiology, not comorbidity, is the fundamental question...
  23. pmc The effect of paternal age on offspring intelligence and personality when controlling for paternal trait level
    Ruben C Arslan
    Institute of Psychology, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany Institute of Psychology, Georg August University Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e90097. 2014
    ..We discuss future avenues for studies of paternal age effects and suggest that stronger research designs are needed to rule out confounding factors involving birth order and the Flynn effect. ..
  24. doi request reprint Self-esteem reactions to social interactions: evidence for sociometer mechanisms across days, people, and nations
    Jaap J A Denissen
    Institute for Psychology, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:181-96. 2008
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