Study Overview

Purpose of the Study

In this research study we want to learn more about “Superagers”. Through this study, we will look at cognitive
characteristics, brain functioning, social well-being, and mental and physical health factors that promote Superaging.

Study Details

If you are 65 to 90 years of age you may be able to participate.

Participants will complete three sessions over three months.  During the first session, you will complete tests assessing thinking abilities including memory and complete surveys about lifestyle factors. During the second session, you will undergo an MRI.   During the third session, you will complete tasks measuring physiologic functioning.

What to Expect

  • A neuropsychological assessment completed over Zoom
  • An MRI scan of the brain
  • Collection of physiological recordings (e.g., heart rate, sweat,
  • Computer-based tasks
  • Questionnaires

Contact Information

If you are interested in learning more about this research study, please contact Caitlin Loxton at