Laura Zahodne, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist

Laura Zahodne

Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Department of Neurology

The Taub Institute
630 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212-305-2046
Fax: 212-342-1838
Email: lbz2105@columbia.edu

Research interests

Selected Publications

Zahodne, L.B., Nowinski, C., Gershon, R., & Manly, J.J. (2014). Which psychosocial factors best predict cognitive performance in older adults? Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 20, 487-495.
Zahodne, L.B., Schofield, P.W., Farrell, M., Stern, Y., & Manly, J.J. (2014). Bilingualism does not alter age-related cognitive decline or dementia risk among Spanish-speaking immigrants. Neuropsychology, 28, 238-246.
Zahodne, L.B., Stern, Y., & Manly, J.J. (2014). Depressive symptoms precede memory decline, but not vice versa, in non-demented older adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62, 130-134.
Zahodne, L.B., Manly, J.J., MacKay-Brandt, A., & Stern, Y. (2013). Cognitive declines precede and predict functional declines in aging and Alzheimer’s disease. PLoS One, 8 (9), e73645. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013636.
Zahodne, L.B., Manly, J.J., Brickman, A.M., Siedlecki, K., DeCarli, C., & Stern, Y. (2013). Quantifying cognitive reserve in older adults by decomposing episodic memory variance: replication and extension. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 19 (8), 854-862.
Zahodne, L.B., Ornstein, K., Cosentino, S., Devanand, D.P., & Stern, Y. (2013). Longitudinal relationships between Alzheimer’s disease progression and psychosis, depressed mood and agitation/aggression. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2013.03.014. [Epub ahead of print]
Zahodne, L.B., Gongvatana, A., Cohen, R.A., Ott, B.R., & Tremont, G. (2013). Are apathy and depression independently associated with longitudinal trajectories of cortical atrophy in mild cognitive impairment? American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 21(11), 1098-1106.
Zahodne, L.B., Devanand, D., & Stern, Y. (2013). Coupled cognitive and functional change in Alzheimer’s disease and the influence of depressive symptoms. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 34 (4), 851-860.
Zahodne, L.B., Marsiske, M., & Bowers, D. (2013). A latent class analysis of psychological disturbance in Parkinson’s disease. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 28, 1054-1060.
Zahodne, L.B., Marsiske, M., Okun, M.S., Rodriguez, R.L., Malaty, I., & Bowers, D. (2012). Mood and motor trajectories in Parkinson’s disease: multivariate latent growth curve modeling. Neuropsychology, 26 (1), 71-80.
Zahodne, L.B., Glymour, M.M., Sparks, C., Bontempo, D., Dixon, R.A., MacDonald, S.W.S., & Manly, J.J. (2011). Education does not slow cognitive decline with aging: 12-year evidence from the Victoria Longitudinal Study. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 17 (6), 1039-1046.