Roger Dixon

Professor, Faculty of Science - Psychology Science

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Science - Psychology Science
Email
rdixon@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-5850
Address
P-579 Bio Science - Psychology Wing
11355 - Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton AB
T6G 2E9

Overview

Research

Longitudinal and Epidemiological Research in Healthy, Normal, Impaired, and Neurodegenerative Aging

Applications of Neuro-informatics, Machine Learning, and Other Quantitative Modeling Technologies

Genetic, Biological, Health, Functional, and Lifestyle Influences in Brain/Cognitive Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease 

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

Biomarkers and Risk/Protective Factors in Transitions, Trajectories, and Outcomes of Neurocognitive Aging

Courses

PSYCO 403 - Recent Advances in Experimental Psychology: Models and Theories

Discussion of advanced concepts and theories developed by selected fields within experimental psychology. The course will examine the relation between theory and data in these fields. Prerequisites: STAT 141 or 151 or SCI 151 and a 300-level PSYCO course. Students must check with the Department for the topics for the year and any additional prerequisites. [Faculty of Science]

Fall Term 2020
PSYCO 505 - Conference Course in Psychology

[Faculty of Science]

Fall Term 2020

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Publications

A multiomics approach to heterogeneity in Alzheimer's disease: Focused review and roadmap.
Author(s): Badhwar, A., McFall, G.P., Sapkota, S., Black, S., Chertkow, H., Duchesne, S., Masellis, M., Li, L., Dixon, R.A., & Bellec, P.
Publication: Brain
External Link: doi:10.1093/brain/awz384
Association of Alzheimer's disease genetic risk loci with cognitive performance and decline: A systematic review.
Author(s): Andrews, S.J., McFall, G.P., Booth, A., Dixon, R.A., & Anstey, K.J.
Publication: Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
Volume: 69
Page Numbers: 1109-1136
External Link: doi:10.3233/JAD-190342
Alzheimer's biomarkers from multiple modalities selectively discriminate clinical status: Relative importance of salivary metabolomics panels, genetic, lifestyle, cognitive, functional health, and demographic risk markers.
Author(s): Sapkota, S., Huan, T., Tran, T., Zheng, J., Camicioli, R., Li, L., & Dixon, R.A.
Publication: Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.
Volume: 10,
Issue: 296
Page Numbers: 1-12
External Link: doi:10.3389/fnagi.2018.00296
Memory resilience to Alzheimer's genetic risk: Sex effects in predictor profiles
Author(s): McDermott, K., McFall, G.P., Andrews, S., Anstey, K.J., & Dixon, R.A.
Publication: Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences
External Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbw161
Metabolomics analyses of saliva detect novel biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease.
Author(s): Huan, T., Tran, T., Zheng, J., Sapkota, S., Camicioli, R., Dixon, R.A., & Li, L.
Publication: Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
Volume: 65
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 1401-1416
External Link: doi:10.3233/JAD-180711
Modifiable risk factors discriminate memory trajectories in non-demented aging: Precision factors and targets for promoting healthier brain aging and preventing dementia?
Author(s): McFall, G.P., McDermott, K., & Dixon, R.A.
Publication: Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
Volume: 70
Page Numbers: S101-S118
External Link: doi:10.3233/JAD-180571
Risk and protective factors in cognitive aging: Advances in assessment, prevention, and promotion of alternative pathways.
Author(s): Dixon, R.A., & Lachman, M.E.
Publication: The aging brain: Functional adaptation across adulthood.
Page Numbers: 217-263
External Link: doi:10.1037/0000143-009