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Sleep and cognition in older adults: Does depression matter? An actigraphy and polysomnography study

Authors: Alix Mellor, Flavie Waters, Helen McGowan, Jennifer Maul, Katherine A. Sanders, Romola S. Bucks

Journal: Archives of Psychology

Volume & Issue: 2 & 1

Year Published: 2018

The impact of sleep on cognition is well recognised, although research in older adults is lacking, as are investigations into how depression might impact on this relationship. This study assessed the relationship between sleep (assessed with actigraphy and polysomnography) and cognitive performance in older adults (50–78 years) with (n = 10) and without (n = […]