Current AppointmentsPostdoctoral Fellow, CEPAR
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Yvonne Leung is a postdoctoral fellow at the School of Psychology, UNSW. She has a background in cognitive psychology and her research focuses on cognitive ageing and dementia. She was formerly the coordinator of the International Centenarian Consortium-Dementia. She is experienced in harmonising internationally sourced data and examining factors associated with dementia and cognitive impairment in ethno-regionally diversed populations. Her current work (funded by CEPAR) involve examining gender differences in cognitive ageing, cognitive reserve, and expectations regarding ageing.
2023, 19 Jan
Musical sophistication and its relationship with executive functions, autistic traits, and quality of life.
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1037/pmu0000294
Cognition, function, and prevalent dementia in centenarians and near‐centenarians: An individual participant data (IPD) meta‐analysis of 18 studies
View full journal-article on http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/alz.12828
A systematic review of the associations, mediators and moderators of life satisfaction, positive affect and happiness in near-centenarians and centenarians
2020, 12 May
APOE ε4 and the influence of sex, age, vascular risk factors, and ethnicity on cognitive decline
View full journal-article on http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glaa116
2019, 29 Nov
The prevalence and predictors of anxiety and depression in near-centenarians and centenarians: a systematic review
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610219000802
2019, 17 Oct
The psychological health of 207 near-centenarians (95–99) and centenarians from the Sydney Centenarian Study
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1177/0004867419848831
2019, 23 Jul
Determinants of cognitive performance and decline in 20 diverse ethno-regional groups: A COSMIC collaboration cohort study
View full journal-article on http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002853
2018, 30 Aug
Learning unfamiliar pitch intervals: A novel paradigm for demonstrating the learning of statistical associations between musical pitches
View full journal-article on https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0203026
2018, 15 Feb
Learning a Well-Formed Microtonal Scale: Pitch Intervals and Event Frequencies
The difficulty of learning microtonal tunings rapidly: The influence of pitch intervals and structural familiarity.
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