Janie Corley

Research Fellow

  • Psychology
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

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Room F3, Psychology Building

7 George Square, Edinburgh
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Janie Corley is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Lothian Birth Cohorts group in the Department of Psychology. She primarily works on the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936 study, funded by Age UK as the Disconnected Mind project. Her research explores the relationships between health-related behaviours (e.g. diet and nutrition, alcohol, smoking, obesity), cognitive ageing, and other health outcomes.  Previously, she was a researcher on the Whitehall II study, at the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL. Janie studied psychology at the University of Glasgow and completed her PhD by Publication at the University of Edinburgh in 2015. 


Research summary

Lifestyle and health-related factors contributing to cognitive ageing, brain ageing, well-being, and mortality.