Research

Stress

Stress is a complex phenomenon that affects everyone, regardless of age, race, or religion.  While acute stress is adaptive, chronic or intermittent stress can have a negative impact on mental and physical health. Research at…
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Prevention

Prevention is key! The Stress and Healthy Aging Research Laboratory is dedicated to evaluating evidence-based prevention methods to enhance cognitive function and wellbeing in late life. Virtual Reality Research With technological advances, there is increased interest…
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Biomarkers

Cognitive dysfunction is becoming a health concern of increasing importance as our population ages and the baby boomers enter their 65th year of life. It is estimated that by 2025, there will be approximately 34…
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Publications

Papers published: (* denotes student under Dr. Fiocco's supervision) Jiang, J., Fiocco, A.J., Cao, X., Jiang, L., Feng, W., Shen, Y., Li, T., Li, C. (2018) The moderating role of COMT and BDNF polymorphisms on transfer…
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Be a Participant in a Research Study

Be a Participant in a Research Study! We have ongoing studies in the StAR Laboratory. Effects of Stress and Lifestyle on Cognitive function: Searching for older adults, 65+ years of age, to participate in  study…
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Resources

HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTRES FOR OLDER ADULTS The Anne Johnston Health Station  2398 Yonge Street Toronto, ON M4P 2H4 Tel: (416) 486-8666 Website: www.ajhs.ca   E-mail: info@ajhs.ca Anne Johnston Health Station provides programs and services…
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