Catherine Calvin

Research Assistant

  • Psychology
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

Contact details



Room S6

7 George Square, Edinburgh
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Catherine is currently a research fellow on the 6-Day Sample Study; a longitudinal study of 1208 Scottish men and women born in 1936.

Selected publications

Calvin CM, Batty GD, Deary IJ. (2011). Cognitive Epidemiology: concepts, evidence, and future directions, In T. Chamorro-Premuzic, S. von Stumm, & A, Furnham (Eds), Handbook of Individual Differences (2nd Edition), London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Calvin CM, Batty GD, Lowe GD, Deary IJ. (2011). Childhood intelligence and midlife inflammatory and hemostatic biomarkers: the National Child Development Study (1958) Cohort. Health Psychology, 30(6), 710-718.

Calvin CM, Deary IJ, Fenton C, Roberts B, Der G, Leckenby N, Batty GD. (2011). Intelligence in youth and all-cause-mortality: systematic review with meta-analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology, 40(30), 626-644.

Phillips AC, Batty GD, van Zanten V, Mortensen LH, Deary IJ, Calvin CM, Carroll D. (2010). Cognitive ability in early adulthood is associated with systemic inflammation in middle age: The Vietnam Experience Study. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 25(2), 298-301.

Calvin CM, Fernandes C, Smith P, Visscher PM, Deary IJ. (2010). Sex, intelligence and educational achievement in a national cohort of over 175,000 11-year-old schoolchildren in England. Intelligence, 38(4), 424-32.

Calvin C, Fernandes C, Smith P, Visscher PM, Deary IJ. (2009). Is there still a cognitive cost of being a twin in the UK? Intelligence, 37(3), 243-8.

Research summary

Cognitive epidemiology; human cognitive ability differences; psychological traits and social factors influencing population health outcomes.