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Boo Johansson


Boo Johansson

+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
Visiting Address: Haraldsgatan 1 , 413 14 Göteborg

About Boo Johansson


  • 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.


  • 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

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Latent growth models matched to research questions to answer questions about dynamics of change in multiple processes.
Annie Robitaille, Graciela Muniz-Terrera, Amanda Kelly, Boo Johansson, Scott Hofer et al.
Journal of clinical epidemiology, Journal article 2017
Journal article


Transition to Retirement: The Importance of Psychological Resources
Isabelle Hansson, Anne Ingeborg Berg, Sandra Buratti, Boo Johansson
GSA Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, November 16-20, 2016, Poster 2016

Life Satisfaction in Different Stages of the Retirement Transition: Initial Findings From the HEARTS Study
Isabelle Hansson, Sandra Buratti, Anne Ingeborg Berg, Boo Johansson
International Interdisciplinary Conference: Work, Age, Health, and Employment - Evidence from Longitudinal Studies, University of Wuppertal, Germany, 19-21 September 2016, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

Education, occupational class, and cognitive decline in preclinical dementia
D. Cadar, A. M. Piccinin, S. M. Hofer, Boo Johansson, G. Muniz-Terrera
GeroPsych: The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry, Journal article 2016
Journal article

IQ as a Moderator of Cognitive Terminal Decline: Testing the Cognitive Reserve Hypothesis
Valgeir Thorvaldsson, Ingmar Skoog, Boo Johansson
The Gerontologist - A Supplement to The Gerontologist: 2016 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting, Journal article 2016
Journal article

Kognitivt åldrande
Boo Johansson
Kunskapssammanställning 2016:8. Arbetsmiljöverket , Review article 2016
Review article

Birth cohort differences in the effects of cardiovascular risk factors on fluid cognition in old age
Peter Karlsson, Valgeir Thorvaldsson, Boo Johansson
Program abstracts of the 23rd Nordic Congress of Gerontology, 19–22 June, Tampere, Finland, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

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