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So too is the ‘cognitive reserve’ hypothesis which suggests that educational experiences have an enhancement mechanism on cognitive decline and brain pathology in old age. We propose to conduct multiple individual analyses to investigate associations between lifestyle activities, physical fitness, social engagement, biomedical measures, mental health on later life cognition in the population cohort, ELSA. The aim of this study is to gain a clearer understanding of the predictors of ‘successful’ cognitive ageing and cognitive decline using an existing population cohort with a wide range of variables.