The continuing benefits of education: Adult education and midlife cognitive ability in the British 1946 birth cohort

  • Hatch S
  • Feinstein L
  • Link B
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Evidence shows education positively impacts cognitive ability. However, researchers have given little attention to the potential impact of adult education on cognitive ability, still malleable in midlife. The primary study aim was to examine whether there were continuing effects of education over the life course on midlife cognitive ability.

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  • Stephani L. Hatch

  • Leon Feinstein

  • Bruce G. Link

  • Michael E.J. Wadsworth

  • Marcus Richards

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