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The Ageing Lab

Exploring interventions to improve the health and wellbeing of older people

Take part

Participant recruitment posterCan taking up a new activity help our thinking skills as we age?

If you’re aged 65 or over and would like to help us find out, please get in touch. You can also download the study Information Sheet.

If you know anyone who might be interested in getting involved in our research, you can download and share a poster and flyer.


For all enquiries relating to The Ageing Lab, please contact Dr Alan Gow.

Dr Alan J. Gow
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
School of Social Sciences
Heriot-Watt University
EH14 4AS

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