Ph.D. 1983 (Victoria)
joined Department in 1997
Professor Tuokko joined the University of Victoria's Centre on Aging (COAG) and Department of Psychology in 1997. Between 1999 and 2002, she was the Associate Director of the COAG. Prior to that time she was the Supervising Psychologist at the University of British Columbia's (UBC) Clinic for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders and a Clinical Associate Professor is the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine at UBC. Her current research interests include: mental health challenges experienced by older adults; the impact these challenges have on everyday living; and how the needs of older adults with mental health challenges can be best met. In addition, her research examines the evolution of cognitive disorders in older adults and everyday competencies. Specific competencies of interest to her are driving, financial management, and end-of-life decision-making.
- Clinical neuropsychology
- Clinical aging
- Experimental neuropsychology
- Lifespan development and aging
Tuokko, H., Chou, B.P.H., Bowden, S., Simard, M., Ska, B. & Crossley, M. (2009). Partial measurement equivalence of French and English versions of the Canadian Study of Health and Aging neuropsychological battery. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 15(3), 416-425.
Ritchie, L.J. & Tuokko, H. (2008). Mild cognitive impairment: What is it and where does it lead? Geriatrics & Aging, 11(4), 231-237.
Kit, K.A., Tuokko, H.A. & Mateer, C.A. (2008). A review of the stereotype threat literature and its application in a neurological population. Neuropsychological Review, 18, 132-148.
Stepaniuk, J.A., Tuokko, H.A., McGee, P., Garrett, D.D. & Benner, E.L. (2008). Impact of transit training and free bus pass on public transportation use by older drivers. Preventive Medicine, 47 - Special Issue on Health and Transportation, 335-337.
Stepaniuk, J., Ritchie, L.J., & Tuokko, H. (2008). Neuropsychiatric impairments as predictors of mild cognitive impairment, dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, 23(4), 326-333.
Garrett, D.D., Tuokko, H., Stajduhar, K., Lindsay, J., & Buehler, S. (2008). Planning for end-of-life-care: Findings from the Canadian Study of Health and Aging. Canadian Journal on Aging, 27(1), 11-22.
- 2013-11-08 - Lecture/Seminar - Accounting for Meaning in Human Thinking: The Development of Pointing Gestures in Infancy
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