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Anja Leist

Anja Leist

Research associate

Academic Area(s) Public health, health care sciences & services / Multidisciplinary, general & others / Sociology & social sciences
Research Topics Health in Old Age, Cognitive Function and Dementia, Social and Life Course Epidemiology, Technology and Aging
Faculty or Centre Faculté des Lettres, des Sciences Humaines, des Arts et des Sciences de l'Education
Research Unit INSIDE
Postal Address Université du Luxembourg
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette
Campus Office MSH, E04 35-170
Email
Telephone (+352) 46 66 44 9581
Social Media & Blogs
Research Stays in Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland

Anja Leist is a tenured researcher at the PEARL Institute for Research on Socio-Economic Inequality (IRSEI) since 2014. She received a PhD in Psychology from the University of Trier, Germany, and postgraduate training in Population Health at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Anja has published on the topics of older-age health and cognitive function, technology and aging, and social inequalities in journals such as Gerontology, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, and Annals of Epidemiology. She is main editor of a Springer volume on ‘Health and Well-Being in Old Age’ published 2014. Anja was fellow of the ‘Future Leaders of Ageing Research in Europe’ programme coordinated by the European Research Area on Ageing 2011-2014 (FLARE 2). She is editorial board member of GeroPsych - The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry and received the 2014 Richard Kalish Innovative Publication Award of the Gerontological Society of America (press release). She is Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America.

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Collective works published as editor or director

See detailHealth and cognition in old age: From biomedical and life course factors to policy and practice
Leist, Anja; Kulmala, Jenni; Nyqvist, Fredrica

Book published by Springer (2014)

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Articles published in scientific periodicals

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See detailInequality in old age cognition across the world
Olivera, Javier; Andreoli, Francesco; Leist, Anja; Chauvel, Louis

in Economics and Human Biology (2018), 29

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See detailThe role of nutrition and literacy on the cognitive functioning of elderly poor individuals
Leist, Anja; Novella, Rafael; Olivera, Javier

in Journal of Aging & Social Policy (2018)

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See detailIncreases in well-being in the transition to retirement for unemployed. Catching up with formerly employed persons
Ponomarenko, Valentina; Leist, Anja; Chauvel, Louis

in Ageing & Society (2017), online

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See detailEconomic Downturns, Retirement and Long-Term Cognitive Function Among Older Americans
Hessel, Philipp; Riumallo-Herl, Carlos; Leist, Anja; Berkman, Lisa; Avendano, Mauricio

in Journals of Gerontology Series B : Psychological Sciences & Social Sciences (2017)

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See detailSocial inequalities in dementia care, cure, and research
Leist, Anja

in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (2017)

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See detailIntroduction to the Special Issue on Ageing and Well-being
Isopahkala-Bouret, Ulpukka; Leist, Anja

in Social Inquiry into Well-Being (2016), 2(1), 1-3

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See detailSocioeconomic hierarchy and health gradient in Europe: The role of income inequality and of social origins
Chauvel, Louis; Leist, Anja

in International Journal for Equity in Health (2015), 14(132), 1-12

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See detailDo economic recessions during early and mid-adulthood influence cognitive function in older age?
Leist, Anja; Hessel, Philipp; Avendano, Mauricio

in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health (2014), 68

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See detailTime away from work predicts later cognitive function: Differences by activity during leave
Leist, Anja; Glymour, M. Maria; Mackenbach, Johan P.; van Lenthe, Frank J.; Avendano, Mauricio

in Annals of Epidemiology (2013), 23

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See detailSocial media use of older adults: a mini-review
Leist, Anja

in Gerontology (2013), 59(4), 378-84

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See detailHumor types show different patterns of self-regulation, self-esteem, and well-being
Leist, Anja; Müller, Daniela

in Journal of Happiness Studies (2013), 14(2), 551-569

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See detailV2me: Evaluating the first steps in mobile friendship coaching
Muuraiskangas, Salla; Leist, Anja; Braun, Andreas; Klauss, Kerstin; Roelofsma, Peter; Wichert, Reiner; Klein, Peter; Ferring, Dieter

in Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, in press (2012), 4(6), 517-534

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See detailRemembering positive and negative life events: Associations with future time perspective and functions of autobiographical memory
Leist, Anja; Ferring, Dieter; Filipp, Sigrun-Heide

in GeroPsych: Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry (2010), 23(3), 137-147

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Scientific congresses, symposiums and conference proceedings – Papers published in a journal

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See detailCognitive inequalities in later life: Cross-country differences in the education-cognition gradient
Leist, Anja

in Innovation in Aging (Gerontological Society of America) (2017), 1(Suppl. 1), 16

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See detailCohort factors impinging on suicide rates in the United States, 1990-2010
Chauvel, Louis; Leist, Anja; Smith, Herbert

in PAA server (2016)

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See detailInequality in old age cognition across the world
Olivera, Javier; Leist, Anja; Chauvel, Louis

in PAA website (2016)

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See detailIncome inequality and health: Age-related health gains for those better-off, in more equal societies
Chauvel, Louis; Leist, Anja

in Gerontologist (2015), 55(Suppl 2), 459-460

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See detailRecessions, unemployment and the brain: Do individual and aggregate economic shocks prior to retirement leave a cognitive ‘scar’?
Hessel, Philipp; Leist, Anja; Riumallo-Herl, Carlos J.; Avendano, Mauricio

in http://paa2015.princeton.edu (2015)

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See detailChildhood availability of books predicts later-life cognitive function
Leist, Anja; Avendano, Mauricio

in Gerontologist (2013, November), 53(S1), 605-605

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See detailTime away from work predicts cognitive function - does education matter?
Leist, Anja; van Lenthe, Frank J.; Glymour, M. Maria; Mackenbach, Johan P.; Avendano, Mauricio

in Gerontologist (2013, November), 53(S1), 473-473

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See detailDepressive symptoms of childless older men and women in Europe
Leist, Anja; Nosthoff-Horstmann, Laura

in Psychology & Health (2013, August), 28(SI 1), 119-119

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See detailSocial media use in old age: User profiles, effects, best practices
Leist, Anja; Aleksic, Gabrijela; Ferring, Dieter

in Gerontologist (2012), 52(S1), 563-564

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See detailHistory of working-life non-employment spells predicts later cognitive function in middle- and older-aged Europeans
Leist, Anja; Avendano, M.; van Lenthe, F. J.; Glymour, M. M.; Mackenbach, J. P.

in Psychology & Health (2012), 27(S1), 79-79

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See detailType and duration of working-life non-employment spells predict cognitive function in old age
Leist, Anja; Avendano, Mauricio; van Lenthe, Frank J.; Glymour, M. Maria; Mackenbach, Johan P.

in Gerontologist (2012), 52(S1), 676-677

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See detailSubjektive Ressourcen und Defizite in der Pflege des Ehepartners mit Demenz (Subjective resources and deficits in spousal dementia caregiving)
Leist, Anja; Kaiser-Hylla, Catherine; Ferring, Dieter

in Verhaltenstherapie (2011, September), 21(S1), 14-14

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See detailAttitudes toward death and dying in old age: High perceived control, low metaphysical beliefs.
Leist, Anja; Hoffmann, Martine

in Gerontologist (2011), 51(S2), 356-357

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See detailActivities and their associations with state and trait components of well-being in old age
Leist, Anja; Albert, Isabelle; Ferring, Dieter

in Zeitschrift fuer Gerontologie und Geriatrie (2010), 43(S1), 88-88

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See detailLife investment and psycho-physical well-being in old age
Leist, Anja; Ferring, Dieter

in Gerontologist (2010), 50(S1), 15-15

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See detailSelf-regulatory strategies and well-being. Retaining a sense of mastery and satisfaction in old age
Leist, Anja; Ferring, Dieter; Filipp, Sigrun-Heide

in Gerontologist (2009), 49(S2), 8-8

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Short communications published in scientific periodicals

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See detailProblematische Verhaltensweisen von pflegebedürftigen alten Menschen aus der Sicht von pflegenden Angehörigen: Eine clusteranalytische Studie
Boll, Thomas; Leist, Anja; Ferring, Dieter

in Verhaltenstherapie (2011), 21(21, Supplement 1), 14-14

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Books published as author, translator, etc.

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Contributions to collective works

See detailPopulation aging, demographic trends and consequences for long-term care
Leist, Anja

in Boll, Thomas; Ferring, Dieter; Valsiner, Jaan (Eds.) Cultures of care in aging (2018)

See detailThe most beneficial type of humor
Leist, Anja

in Bormans, Leo (Ed.) The World Book of Happiness 2.0 (2017)

See detailPerspectives on health and cognition in old age. Why we need multidisciplinary investigations.
Leist, Anja; Kulmala, Jenni; Nyqvist, Fredrica

in Leist, Anja; Kulmala, Jenni; Nyqvist, Fredrica (Eds.) Health and cognition in old age. From biomedical and life course factors to policy and practice. (2014)

See detailSocial, behavioral, and contextual influences on cognitive function and decline over the life course.
Leist, Anja; Mackenbach, Johan P.

in Leist, Anja; Kulmala, Jenni; Nyqvist, Fredrica (Eds.) Health and cognition in old age. From biomedical and life course factors to policy and practice. (2014)

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Scientific congresses, symposiums and conference proceedings – Papers published in a book

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See detailSozioökonomische Unterschiede in Gesundheit der über 50-Jährigen in Europa – Niedriger elterlicher sozioökonomischer Status und kindliche Gesundheit als Risikofaktoren?
Leist, Anja; Mackenbach, Johan P.

in Vögele, Claus (Ed.) 11. Kongress der Fachgruppe Gesundheitspsychologie. Selbstregulation und Gesundheit. Abstractband des Kongresses. (2013)

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See detailTechnology and aging: Inhibiting and facilitating factors in ICT use
Leist, Anja; Ferring, Dieter

in Wichert, Reiner; Van Laerhoven, Kristof; Gelissen, Jean (Eds.) Constructing Ambient Intelligence: AmI 2011 Workshops. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, November 2011. Revised Selected Papers (2011)

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See detailSelf-regulation and well-being in old age
Leist, Anja

in Zukauskiene, Rita (Ed.) Proceedings of the XIV European Conference on Developmental Psychology. Vilnius, Lithuania, August 18-22, 2009 (2010)

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E-Prints/Working papers – first made available on ORBilu

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See detailIncreases in well-being after transition to retirement for unemployed. Catching up with formerly employed persons.
Ponomarenko, Valentina; Leist, Anja; Chauvel, Louis

E-print/Working paper (2015)

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Contributions to encyclopaedias, dictionaries, …

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See detailSocial epidemiology
Chauvel, Louis; Leist, Anja

in Wright, James D. (Ed.) International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2015)

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Scientific congresses, symposiums and conference proceedings – Unpublished conferences

See detailGlobal inequalities 1980-2050: a microdata oriented simulation – Worldsim
Chauvel, Louis; Bar-Haim, Eyal; Hartung, Anne; Leist, Anja

Scientific Conference (2018, July 13)

See detailDetecting Public Health crises: APC-Detrended methodology and residuals in a 25-country, 35-year mortality matrix
Chauvel, Louis; Leist, Anja; Smith, Herbert

Scientific Conference (2018, June 09)

See detailInnovative approaches for microfinance for youth
Leist, Anja; Chapet, Jérémie; Szelest, Linda

Scientific Conference (2017, November 28)

See detailSocioeconomic inequalities in health of older Europeans - exploring the contribution of childhood conditions
Leist, Anja; Avendano, Mauricio; Mackenbach, Johan P.

Scientific Conference (2013, November)

See detail„I don’t want to break anything!“ – On the introduction of an ICT system in a resident home
Ferring, Dieter; Hoffmann, Martine; Leist, Anja; Otjacques, Benoit; Feltz, Fernand

Scientific Conference (2011, August)

See detailAlleviating loneliness in old age with an ICT-based social enrichment programme
Leist, Anja; Michels, Tom; Ferring, Dieter

Scientific Conference (2011, August)

See detailAlter schützt vor Technik (nicht)!? Kann man die Tech-„No“-Generation für High-Tech Lösungen begeistern?
Hoffmann, Martine; Ferring, Dieter; Leist, Anja; Otjacques, Benoit; Feltz, Fernand

Scientific Conference (2011)

See detailUser requirements in ICT-based social media use: Acceptance of a virtual coach
Leist, Anja; Ferring, Dieter; Klauss, Kerstin; Klein, Peter; Braun, Andreas; Wichert, Reiner

Scientific Conference (2011)

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Scientific congresses, symposiums and conference proceedings – Posters

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See detailAssociations of inequality of educational opportunities and later-life cognitive trajectories
Leist, Anja; Bar-Haim, Eyal; Chauvel, Louis

Poster (2018, May 03)

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Scientific presentations in Universities or research centres

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Expert Reports

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Doctoral Theses

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Articles for the General Public

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See detailReinvigorating the ageing process
Leist, Anja

Article for general public (2013)

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Speeches

See detailTackling the global challenge of dementia
Leist, Anja

Speeches/Talks (2016)

See detailDementia and cognitive function in old age
Leist, Anja

Speeches/Talks (2015)

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