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Fiona Leahy

Fiona Leahy
Fiona Leahy
PhD Student at Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing

School of Life and Health Sciences
Aston University
Aston Triangle
Birmingham
B4 7ET
Email: leahyf@aston.ac.uk

Provisional thesis title
Structured autobiographical memory training as a preventive strategy for cognitive and social functioning decline.

Academic History

  • 2006- 2010: BSc Human Psychology with integrated placement year, Aston University
  • 2013- 2014: MSc Cognitive Neuroscience, Aston University
  • 2014 - Present PhD Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing


Research Interests

  • Autobiographical memory in older adults
  • Factors underlying independence, cognitive ability, and mental wellbeing in older adults
  • Interventions to prevent the decline of cognitive and social functioning


I am grateful for financial support from Abbeyfields.