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Researcher: Thow, M (Dr Megan Thow)

Fields of Research

Behavioural neuroscience
Preventative health care
Health promotion
Health services and systems

Research Objectives

Other health
Health education and promotion
Women's and maternal health
Clinical health
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Health related to ageing

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Assessing the effectiveness of social media, compared to traditional advertising methods, in recruiting eligible participants to research studies; SRNT Europe 2016 - 17th Annual Conference
Does the Cambridge Automated Neuropsychological Test Battery (CANTAB) distinguish between cognitive domains in healthy older adults?; Assessment
Financial Incentives Alone Versus Incentivized Partner Support for Promoting Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy and Postpartum:Protocol for a Non-Randomized Single-Blinded Study; JMIR Research Protocols
Further education improves cognitive reserve and triggers improvement in selective cognitive functions in older adults: the Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project; Alzheimer's and Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Disease Monitoring
Profile of maternal smokers who quit during pregnancy: a†population-based cohort study of Tasmanian women, 2011-2013; Nicotine and Tobacco Research
Promoting smoking cessation in pregnancy via partner support and incentives: Preliminary results of Tasmania-wide study; Oceania Tobacco Control Conference
Relationship between education and age-related cognitive decline: a review of recent research; Psychogeriatrics : the official journal of the Japanese Psychogeriatric Society
Sending Your Grandparents to University Increases Cognitive Reserve: The Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project; Neuropsychology
The BDNF Val66Met polymorphism moderates the effect of cognitive reserve on 36-month cognitive change in healthy older adults; Alzheimerís & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions
The effectiveness of social media (Facebook) compared with more traditional advertising methods for recruiting eligible participants to health research studies: a randomized, controlled clinical trial; JMIR Research Protocols
Validation of a dynamic measure of current cognitive reserve in a longitudinally assessed sample of healthy older adults: The Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project; Assessment
Variations in the APOE allele or BDNF Val66Met polymorphism are not associated with changes in cognitive function following a tertiary education intervention in older adults: The Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project; Neurobiology of Aging
Who quits smoking during pregnancy? What can we learn from these women?; SRNT Annual Meeting 2017

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