Jamie Knight

Jamie Knight Graduate Student

Supervisor: Dr. Andrea Piccinin

Research Interests

My research interests lie in the neuropsychology of olfactory cognition. Under the supervision of Dr. Piccinin I examine neuropsychological and chemosensory functioning across the lifespan in the context of age-related cognitive decline and neurodegenerative diseases. 


Representative Publications

Knight, J.E., Bennett, D.A., Piccinin, A.M. (under review, 2018). Variability and Coupling of Olfactory Identification and Episodic Memory. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences.

Piccinin, A.M., & Knight, J.E. (2015). History of Longitudinal Studies of Psychological Aging. Encyclopedia of Geropsychology, 1103-1109.

Representative Presentations

Knight J.E., & Piccinin, A.M. (July 2017). Foreshadowing Alzheimer’s: Variability and Coupling of Olfaction and Cognition. Poster presented at 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG), San Francisco, USA. 

Knight J.E., & Piccinin, A.M. (November 2016). Olfaction as a Predictor of Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology in Old Age: A Growth Curve Analysis. Poster presented at Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, USA

Knight J.E., & Piccinin, A.M. (July 2016). Olfaction as a Risk Factor for Dementia, Mortality and Stroke. Poster presented at Alzheimer’s International Conference (AAIC), Toronto, CA.

Contact: jknight@uvic.ca