• GWAS meta-analysis reveals novel loci and genetic correlates for general cognitive function: a report form the COGENT consortium 

      Trampush, Joey W.; Yang, M.L.Z.; Yu, Jin; Knowles, Emma; Davies, Gail; Liewald, David C.M.; Starr, John M.; Djurovic, Srdjan; Melle, Ingrid; Sundet, Kjetil Søren; Christoforou, Andrea; Reinvang, Ivar; DeRosse, Pamela; Lundervold, Astri; Steen, Vidar Martin; Espeseth, Thomas; Räikkönen, Katri; Widén, Elisabeth; Palotie, Aarno; Eriksson, Johan Gunnar; Giegling, Ina; Konte, Bettina; Roussos, Panos; Giakoumaki, Stella; Burdick, Katherine E.; Payton, Antony; Ollier, William E.R.; Horan, Michael Arthur; Chiba-Falek, Ornit; Attix, Deborah K.; Need, Anna C.; Cirulli, Elizabeth Trilby; Voineskos, Aristotle N.; Stefanis, Nikos C.; Avramopoulos, Dimitrios A.; Hatzimanolis, Alex; Arking, Dan E.; Smyrnis, Nikolaos; Bilder, Robert Martin; Freimer, Nelson A.; Cannon, Tyrone D.; London, Edyth; Poldrack, Russell Alan; Sabb, Fred W.; Congdon, Eliza L.; Conley, Emily Drabant; Scult, Matthew A.; Dickinson, Dwight; Straub, Richard E.; Donohoe, Gary J.; Morris, Derek W.; Corvin, Aiden; Gill, Michael; Hariri, Ahmad; Weinberger, Daniel R.; Pendleton, Neil; Bitsios, Panos; Rujescu, Dan; Lahti, Jari; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Keller, Matthew C.; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Deary, Ian John; Glahn, David C.; Malhotra, Anil K.; Lencz, Todd (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-01-17)
      The complex nature of human cognition has resulted in cognitive genomics lagging behind many other fields in terms of gene discovery using genome-wide association study (GWAS) methods. In an attempt to overcome these ...
    • GWAS-based pathway analysis differentiates between fluid and crystallized intelligence 

      Christoforou, Andrea; Espeseth, Thomas; Davis, G.; Fernandes, Carla P.D.; Giddaluru, Sudheer; Mattheisen, Manuel; Tenesa, A.; Harris, Sarah E.; Liewald, David C; Payton, Anthony; Ollier, W; Horan, M.; Pendleton, Neil; Haggarty, Paul; Djurovic, Srdjan; Herms, Stefan; Hoffman, P.; Cichon, Sven; Starr, John M; Lundervold, Astri; Reinvang, Ivar; Steen, Vidar Martin; Deary, Ian J; Le Hellard, Stephanie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-09)
      Cognitive abilities vary among people. About 40–50% of this variability is due to general intelligence (g), which reflects the positive correlation among individuals' scores on diverse cognitive ability tests. g is positively ...
    • Human cognitive ability is influenced by genetic variation in components of postsynaptic signalling complexes assembled by NMDA receptors and MAGUK proteins 

      Hill, Wayne David; Davies, Gail; Van De Lagemaat, Louie N.; Christoforou, Andrea; Marioni, Riccardo R.; Duarte Fernandes, Carla; Liewald, David Cherry; Croning, Mike D.R.; Payton, Anthony; Craig, Leone C.A.; Whalley, Lawrence J.; Horan, Michael; Ollier, William E.R.; Hansell, Narelle K.; Wright, Margaret J.; Martin, Nicholas G.; Montgomery, Grant W.; Steen, Vidar Martin; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Espeseth, Thomas; Lundervold, Astri; Reinvang, Ivar; Starr, John M.; Pendleton, Neil; Grant, Seth G.N.; Bates, Timothy C.; Deary, Ian John (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      Differences in general cognitive ability (intelligence) account for approximately half of the variation in any large battery of cognitive tests and are predictive of important life events including health. Genome-wide ...
    • Study of 300,486 individuals identifies 148 independent genetic loci influencing general cognitive function 

      Davies, Gail; Lam, Max; Harris, Sarah E.; Trampush, Joey W.; Luciano, Michelle; Hill, W. David; Hagenaars, Saskia P.; Ritchie, Stuart J.; Marioni, Riccardo E.; Fawns-Ritchie, Chloe; Liewald, David C.M.; Okely, Judith A.; Ahola-Olli, Ari V.; Barnes, Catriona L.K.; Bertram, Lars; Bis, Joshua C.; Burdick, Katherine E.; Christoforou, Andrea; Derosse, Pamela; Djurovic, Srdjan; Espeseth, Thomas; Giakoumaki, Stella; Giddaluru, Sudheer; Gustavson, Daniel E.; Hayward, Caroline; Hofer, Edith; Ikram, M. Arfan; Karlsson, Robert; Knowles, Emma; Lahti, Jari; Leber, Markus; Li, Shuo; Mather, Karen A.; Melle, Ingrid; Morris, Derek; Oldmeadow, Christopher; Palviainen, Teemu; Payton, Antony; Pazoki, Raha; Petrovic, Katja; Reynolds, Chandra A.; Sargurupremraj, Muralidharan; Scholz, Markus; Smith, Jennifer A.; Smith, Albert V.; Terzikhan, Natalie; Thalamuthu, Anbupalam; Trompet, Stella; van der Lee, Sven J.; Ware, Erin B.; Windham, B. Gwen; Wright, Margaret J.; Yang, Jingyun; Yu, Jin; Ames, David; Amin, Najaf; Amouyel, Philippe; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Armstrong, Nicola J.; Assareh, Amelia A; Attia, John R.; Attix, Deborah; Avramopoulos, Dimitrios; Bennett, David A.; Böhmer, Anne C.; Boyle, Patricia A.; Brodaty, Henry; Campbell, Harry; Cannon, Tyrone D.; Cirulli, Elizabeth T.; Congdon, Eliza; Conley, Emily Drabant; Corley, Janie; Cox, Simon R.; Dale, Anders; Dehghan, Abbas; Dick, Danielle; Dickinson, Dwight; Eriksson, Johan G.; Evangelou, Evangelos; Faul, Jessica D.; Ford, Ian; Freimer, Nelson A.; Gao, He; Giegling, Ina; Gillespie, Nathan A.; Gordon, Scott D.; Gottesman, Rebecca F.; Griswold, Michael E.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Harris, Tamara B.; Hartmann, Annette M.; Hatzimanolis, Alex; Heiss, Gerardo; Holliday, Elizabeth G.; Joshi, Peter K.; Kähönen, Mika; Kardia, Sharon L.R.; Karlsson, Ida; Kleineidam, Luca; Knopman, David S.; Kochan, Nicole A.; Konte, Bettina; Kwok, John B.; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Lee, Teresa; Lehtimäki, Terho; Li, Shu-Chen; Liu, Tian; Koini, Marisa; London, Edythe; Longstreth, Will T.; Lopez, Oscar L.; Loukola, Anu; Luck, Tobias; Lundervold, Astri; Lundquist, Anders; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Martin, Nicholas G.; Montgomery, Grant W.; Murray, Alison D.; Need, Anna C.; Noordam, Raymond; Nyberg, Lars; Ollier, William; Papenberg, Göran; Pattie, Alison; Polasek, Ozren; Poldrack, Russell A.; Psaty, Bruce M.; Reppermund, Simone; Riedel-Heller, Steffi G.; Rose, Richard J.; Rotter, Jerome I.; Roussos, Panos; Rovio, Suvi P.; Saba, Yasaman; Sabb, Fred W.; Sachdev, Perminder S.; Satizabal, Claudia L.; Schmid, Matthias; Scott, Rodney J.; Scult, Matthew A.; Simino, Jeannette; Slagboom, P. Eline; Smyrnis, Nikolaos; Soumaré, Aïcha; Stefanis, Nikos C.; Stott, David J.; Straub, Richard E.; Sundet, Kjetil Søren; Taylor, Adele M.; Taylor, Kent D.; Tzoulaki, Ioanna; Tzourio, Christophe; Uitterlinden, André; Vitart, Veronique; Voineskos, Aristotle N.; Kaprio, Jaakko; Wagner, Michael; Wagner, Holger; Weinhold, Leonie; Wen, K. Hoyan; Widén, Elisabeth; Yang, Qiong; Zhao, Wei; Adams, Hieab H.H.; Arking, Dan E.; Bilder, Robert M.; Bitsios, Panos; Boerwinkle, Eric; Chiba-Falek, Ornit; Corvin, Aiden; De Jager, Philip L.; Debette, Stéphanie; Donohoe, Gary; Elliott, Paul; Fitzpatrick, Annette L.; Gill, Michael; Glahn, David C.; Hägg, Sara; Hansell, Narelle K.; Hariri, Ahmad; Ikram, M. Kamran; Jukema, J. Wouter; Vuoksimaa, Eero; Keller, Matthew C.; Kremen, William S.; Launer, Lenore; Lindenberger, Ulman; Palotie, Aarno; Pedersen, Nancy L.; Pendleton, Neil; Porteous, David J.; Räikkönen, Katri; Raitakari, Olli T.; Ramirez, Alfredo; Reinvang, Ivar; Rudan, Igor; Rujescu, Dan; Schmidt, Reinhold; Schmidt, Helena; Schofield, Peter W.; Schofield, Peter R.; Starr, John M.; Steen, Vidar Martin; Trollor, Julian N.; Turner, Steven T.; Van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Villringer, Arno; Weinberger, Daniel R.; Weir, David R.; Wilson, James F.; Malhotra, Anil; McIntosh, Andrew M.; Gale, Catharine R.; Seshadri, Sudha; Mosley, Thomas H.; Bressler, Jan; Lencz, Todd; Deary, Ian J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      General cognitive function is a prominent and relatively stable human trait that is associated with many important life outcomes. We combine cognitive and genetic data from the CHARGE and COGENT consortia, and UK Biobank ...