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Yvonne Leung

Current Appointments

Postdoctoral 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.


2024, 03 May

Estimating Gender Differences in the Association between Cognitive Resilience and Mild Cognitive Impairment Incidence

View full journal-article on http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000538615

2024 Mar

Replication of the music preference (MUSIC) model and evaluation of its association with personality and autistic traits

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1177/10298649231167488

2023 Dec

The effect of baseline and longitudinal cognitive reserve on memory ageing in middle and older age adults over a 12‐year period

View full journal-article on http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/alz.074560

2023, 19 Jun

Flexibility Conceiving Relationships between Timbres Revealed by Network Analysis

View full journal-article on http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s1355771823000250

2022 Dec

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

2022 Sep

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


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