Roger A. Dixon
Roger A. Dixon has academic appointments as Canada Research Chair in Cognition and Aging, and Professor of Psychology, at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. He recently completed a term as the President of Division 20 (Adult Development and Aging) of the American Psychological Association. One current professional activity is as a Member of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientific review board. Most of his research is conducted within the broad context of the Victoria Longitudinal Study (VLS), a long-term and large-scale investigation of biomedical, health, cognitive, and neurocognitive aspects of human aging. The VLS has two active data collection laboratories: the headquarters laboratory at the University of Alberta and the laboratory at the University of Victoria, both in Western Canada. He is the Principal Investigator of the grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging) that funds this ongoing longitudinal project.
Biography Updated on 4 May 2009