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Our Mission: 

A main goal of our research is to understand modifiable psychosocial and behavioral determinants of cognitive health and independence among diverse older adults. We also aim to translate this knowledge into interventions to support healthy aging and applying technology to develop novel approaches to assess and support cognition and daily function. 

Areas of Research: 

1.  Measuring and understanding everyday function among older adults

2.  Understanding the psychosocial and behavior determinants of cognitive and functional aging

3.  Developing and evaluating behavioral interventions including: