Department of Clinical Neuroscience (CNS), K8
I am a postdoctoral research fellow at the Clinical Neuroscience Department, Section of Psychology at Karolinska Institutet, currently working at Agneta Herlitz's research group.
During my post-doc at the Section of Psychology, I am involved in research on the effects of childhood cognitive ability on late-life dementia risk and cognitive decline. I am also interested in the relationship between in-utero brain development, childhood cognitive ability, and adult status attainment. I am furthermore part of a project investigating the way sex differences in school performance are transformed into sex differences in educational and occupational outcomes at the turn of the 21st century in Sweden.
I have extensive experience working with quantitative data coming from diverse sources, including register, clinical, and population-level studies. I have ongoing collaborations with colleagues from the Center for Health and Equity Studies, Aging Research Center, and Lund University's Economic History Department.
2013-present: Post-doctoral research fellow. Clinical Neuroscience Department, Section of Pscychology. Karolinska Institutet
2009-2013: PhD. Centre for Economic Demography. Department of Economic History. Lund University. Thesis: Early life origins of health and well-being in modern Sweden
2008-2009: MSc. Economic Demography. Department of Economic History, Lund University
2004-2008: BA. Business Administration and Management. LCC International University. Klaipeda, Lithuania
- Early-life cognitive ability and dementia/cognitive decline
- Birth characteristics and late-life intelligence and status attainment
- Sex differences in ability, education, occupation