David Johnson

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Assistant Scientist of Gerontology
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Dr. Johnson's primary interest is in clinical research that identifies cognitive and emotional processes that characterize healthy aging and dementia. Although some age-related change may be part of healthy aging processes, there are certain changes in memory and cognition that are early markers of dementia pathology leading to profound intellectual decrements in individuals with dementia. He explores neuropsychological changes in aging and how these changes impact thinking and emotion. Dr. Johnson is also an adjunct faculty in Neurology at KU Medical Center and works closely with Dr. Jeff Burns of the Brain Aging Project and the Alzheimer Disease Center in Kansas City.


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