Individual Study / BASE I

Berlin Aging Study I

Berlin Aging Study I

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BASE I is an extensive multidisciplinary investigation (70–100+ yrs.) with 14 test sessions on mental and physical health, psychological functioning, and SES, with eight time points. **basempi@mpib-berlin.mpg.de**
Start Year
1990
End Year
2009
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Ulman lindenberger
    Max-Planck-Institut for Human Development

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Eight time points: Baseline (1990) - 1993/94- 1995/96 - 1997/98 - 2000 - 2004 - 2005/06 - 2008/09

Marker Paper

Lindenberger U, Baltes PB. Intellectual functioning in old and very old age: cross-sectional results from the Berlin Aging Study. Psychol Aging. 1997;12(3):410-432. doi:10.1037//0882-7974.12.3.410

PUBMED 9308090

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
516
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Six age groups (70–74, 75–79, 80–84, 85–89, 90–94, and 95+ years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.base-berlin.mpg.de/en/project-infor...