Welcome to the Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology

Welcome to the Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology (CCACE)

CCACE is a centre of excellence to advance research into how ageing affects cognition (cognitive ageing), and how mental ability in youth affects health and longevity (cognitive epidemiology).

CCACE is funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC), the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), and the University of Edinburgh. You can find out more about CCACE on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.  


Read our review/commentary articles

If you would like to access our cognitive ageing and cognitive epidemiology review and/or commentary papers then click here

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Please email beverly.roberts@ed.ac.uk


CCACE researchers map the brain's ageing connections

Scientists at CCACE have reported exciting new work on ageing and the brain's connections. Click here for the full story.

CCACE reports new evidence on SES-health links

A new CCACE paper has found that a small part of the SES-health association may be due to shared genetic influences.

Click here for the full story

CCACE 2017 Seminar Series

Prof David Bell, Economics, Stirling University

"The challenges of setting up a longitudinal panel study of ageing in Scotland"

21st February, 5pm

Click here for the full 2017 seminar programme 

CCACE Software and Resources

 Click here to access our freely available CCACE software and resources for:

Guide to systematic reviews and meta-analysis / R programming script / Deary-Liewald Reaction Time Test / summary results for data sharing