Below are upcoming research presentations using EdSHARe survey data from High School & Beyond and/or the National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972. EdSHARe principal investigators, postdoctoral scholars, graduate students and staff, and other researchers with access to the HS&B and/or NLS-72 data regularly present their findings at conferences and other academic gatherings. The listings below contain a brief overview of the topic and information on where and how to view the presentation.


The Mediating Role of Occupational Complexity on Educational Attainment and Cognitive Health

J. Himmelstern, University of Minnesota; J. Warren, University of Minnesota; C. Muller, The University of Texas; E. Grodsky, University of Wisconsin.

Over the last few decades an increasing number of individuals in the United States have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Although there is currently no cure for ADRD, scholars argue that one third of dementia is theoretically preventable. Previous work has found that education and occupational complexity are…

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