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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.


2023, 19 Jun

Flexibility Conceiving Relationships between Timbres Revealed by Network Analysis

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

2023, 29 Apr

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

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

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