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Boo Johansson

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Boo Johansson

boo.johansson@psy.gu.se
+46 31 786 1656

Room number: 441
Postal Address: Box 500, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Haraldsgatan 1 , 41314 Göteborg


Department of Psychology (More Information)
Box 500
405 30 Göteborg
www.psy.gu.se
psykologi@psy.gu.se
Visiting Address: Haraldsgatan 1 , 413 14 Göteborg

About Boo Johansson

Biography

  • 2001 - Professor of Psychology, especially geropsychology, Dept. of Psychology, University of Gothenburg.
  • 1993- Adjunct Professor of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, USA.
  • 1975-2001 Research Psychologist, Associate Professor, Professor, Institute of Gerontology, University College of Health Sciences, Jönköping.
     
  • 1995 Specialist Diploma in Clinical Psychology
  • 1990 Associate professor (docent affiliation), Dept. of Psychology, University of Gothenburg
  • 1985 Ph.D in psychology, Dept. of Psychology, University of Gothenburg
  • 1982 Licenced psychologist
  • 1975 BA in psychology, Uppsala university.

Teaching

  • Geropsychology- Adult Development and Aging
  • Cognitive health – Neuropsychology
  • Mental Health and Well-being in Aging

Research interests

Cognition, cognitive and mental health in late adulthood and aging. Normal aging, compromised cognition, and dementia. Clinical, twin, and longitudinal population-based aging studies.

Current research

 

OCTO TWIN Study (project catalogue)

Selected publications

 

Latest publications

The Role of Personality in Retirement Adjustment: Longitudinal Effects on Life Satisfaction
Isabelle Hansson, Georg Henning, Sandra Buratti, Magnus Lindwall, Marie Kivi et al.
GSA Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin, Texas, USA, November 13-17, 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

A Multi-study Coordinated Meta-analysis of Pulmonary Function and Cognition in Aging
E. C. Duggan, A. M. Piccinin, S. Clouston, A. V. Koval, A. Robitaille et al.
Journals of Gerontology Series a-Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Longitudinal correspondence between subjective and objective memory in the oldest old: A parallel process model by gender
J. W. Jones, E. B. Fauth, M. Ernsth Bravell, Boo Johansson, T. Ledermann
European Journal of Ageing, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Direct and Indirect Associations between Personality and Life Satisfaction in the Retirement Transition
Isabelle Hansson, Georg Henning, Sandra Buratti, Magnus Lindwall, Boo Johansson et al.
International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress (IAGG-ER), Gothenburg, Sweden, May 23-25, 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Disentangling the Mechanisms of Retirement Adjustment: Determinants and Consequences of Subjective Well-Being
Isabelle Hansson, Sandra Buratti, Valgeir Thorvaldsson, Boo Johansson, Anne Ingeborg Berg
International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress (IAGG-ER), Gothenburg, Sweden, May 23-25, 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

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2006

Cognitive abilities in late life, proximity to death and distance from birth
Boo Johansson, Valgeir Thorvaldsson, S Hofer, N. L. Pedersen, S Berg et al.
Cognitive abilities in late life, proximity to death and distance from birth. Paper presented at the 18th Nordic Congress in Gerontology, Jyväskylä, Finland., Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Cross-national coordinated analysis (IALSA) of age, sex, and education effects on change in MMSE scores
M Piccinin, S, M Hofer, K.J. Anstey, I.J. Deary, Boo Johansson et al.
59th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Dallas, TX, USA., Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Stability and change in genetic and environmental components of personality in old age
S Read, G.M Vogler, N.L Pedersen, Boo Johansson
Personality and Individual Differences, Journal article 2006
Journal article

The immune risk phenotype is associated with Il-6 in the terminal decline stage: Findings from the Swedish NONA immune longitudinal study of very late life functioning
A Wikby, B.O Nilsson, R Forsey, J Thompson, J Strindhall et al.
Mechanisms Ageing and Development, Journal article 2006
Journal article

Effects of repeated testing in a longitudinal age-homogeneous study of cognitive aging
Valgeir Thorvaldsson, S. M Hofer, S Berg, Boo Johansson
Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, Journal article 2006
Journal article

Sex differences after all those years? Heritability of cognitive abilities in old age
S Read, N.L Pedersen, M Gatz, S Berg, E Vuoksimaa et al.
Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, Journal article 2006
Journal article

Antinuclear antibodies in the oldest-old women and men
B.O Nilsson, T Skogh, J Ernerudh, Boo Johansson, S Lofgren et al.
Journal of Autoimmun, Journal article 2006
Journal article

What matters most for life satisfaction in the oldest-old?
A I Berg, Linda Hassing, G. E McClearn, Boo Johansson
Aging & Mental Health, Journal article 2006
Journal article

2005

Cognitive performance 10-18 years before stroke
Simona Sacuiu, G Xinxin, Deborah Gustafson, Ingmar Skoog, Valgeir Thorvaldsson et al.
Second Congress of the International Society for Vascular, Behavioural, and Cognitive Disorders (VasCog), Firenze, Italy., Conference paper 2005
Conference paper

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