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The Cambridge Centre for Ageing and Neuroscience (Cam-CAN) study protocol: a cross-sectional, lifespan, multidisciplinary examination of healthy cognitive ageing

  • Meredith A Shafto1Email author,
  • Lorraine K Tyler1,
  • Marie Dixon1,
  • Jason R Taylor2, 3,
  • James B Rowe3, 4, 5,
  • Rhodri Cusack6,
  • Andrew J Calder3,
  • William D Marslen-Wilson1, 3,
  • John Duncan3, 7,
  • Tim Dalgleish3,
  • Richard N Henson3,
  • Carol Brayne8,
  • Fiona E Matthews9 and
  • Cam-CAN
BMC Neurology201414:204

Received: 5 August 2014

Accepted: 2 October 2014

Published: 14 October 2014

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Original Submission
5 Aug 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Sep 2014 Author responded Author comments - Meredith Shafto
Resubmission - Version 2
19 Sep 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Oct 2014 Editorially accepted
14 Oct 2014 Article published 10.1186/s12883-014-0204-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, Cambridge, UK
Brain and Mind Institute, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, UK