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Chloe Fawns-Ritchie is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Questionnaire Officer on the Generation Scotland project. She leads the development of the online questionnaires administered to Generation Scotland participants. Her research focuses on the psychological correlates and predictors of health.

Previously, she worked as the cognitive testing officer in the Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, and helped to develop the cognitive assessments used in UK Biobank and the Healthy AGeing In Scotland (HAGS) study.

Research Interests

  • Understanding the association between cognitive function and health and financal literacy
  • Determining the role that cognitive function plays in the relationship between health literacy with health outcomes.
  • Identifying psychological correlates of health.


Research Groups

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Edinburgh

14 Sep 201519 Dec 2019

Award Date: 30 Jun 2020

Human Cognitive Neuropsychology, Master in Science, University of Edinburgh

Award Date: 31 Aug 2015

Psychology, Master of Arts, University of Edinburgh

Award Date: 24 May 2013


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  • Pre-pandemic cognitive function and COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: cohort study

    Batty, G. D., Deary, I. J., Fawns-Ritchie, C., Gale, C. R. & Altschul, D., Aug 2021, In: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 96, p. 100-105

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  • Mental health before and during COVID-19 in two longitudinal UK population cohorts

    Kwong, A. S. F., Pearson, R. M., Adams, M. J., Northstone, K., Tilling, K., Smith, D., Fawns-ritchie, C., Bould, H., Warne, N., Zammit, S., Gunnell, D., Moran, P., Micali, N., Reichenberg, A., Hickman, M., Rai, D., Haworth, S., Campbell, A., Altschul, D., Flaig, R. & 4 others, Mcintosh, A. M., Lawlor, D. A., Porteous, D. & Timpson, N. J., 24 Nov 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: The British Journal of Psychiatry. p. 1-27

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  • Reliability and validity of the UK Biobank cognitive tests

    Fawns-ritchie, C. & Deary, I. J., 20 Apr 2020, In: PLoS ONE. 15, 4, e0231627.

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  • Associations between vascular risk factors and brain MRI indices in UK Biobank

    Cox, S. R., Lyall, D. M., Ritchie, S. J., Bastin, M. E., Harris, M. A., Buchanan, C. R., Fawns-Ritchie, C., Barbu, M., de Nooij, L., Reus, L. M., Alloza, C., Shen, X., Neilson, E., Alderson, H. L., Hunter, S., Liewald, D. C., Whalley, H. C., McIntosh, A. M., Lawrie, S. M., Pell, J. P. & 4 others, Tucker-Drob, E. M., Wardlaw, J. M., Gale, C. R. & Deary, I. J., 21 Jul 2019, In: European Heart Journal. 40, 28, p. 2290–2300 11 p.

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  • Author Correction: Study of 300,486 individuals identifies 148 independent genetic loci influencing general cognitive function

    Davies, G., Lam, M., Harris, S. E., Trampush, J. W., Luciano, M., Hill, W. D., Hagenaars, S. P., Ritchie, S. J., Marioni, R. E., Fawns-Ritchie, C., Liewald, D. C. M., Okely, J. A., Ahola-Olli, A. V., Barnes, C. L. K., Bertram, L., Bis, J. C., Burdick, K. E., Christoforou, A., DeRosse, P., Djurovic, S. & 202 others, Espeseth, T., Giakoumaki, S., Giddaluru, S., Gustavson, D. E., Hayward, C., Hofer, E., Ikram, M. A., Karlsson, R., Knowles, E., Lahti, J., Leber, M., Li, S., Mather, K. A., Melle, I., Morris, D., Oldmeadow, C., Palviainen, T., Payton, A., Pazoki, R., Petrovic, K., Reynolds, C. A., Sargurupremraj, M., Scholz, M., Smith, J. A., Smith, A. V., Terzikhan, N., Thalamuthu, A., Trompet, S., van der Lee, S. J., Ware, E. B., Windham, B. G., Wright, M. J., Yang, J., Yu, J., Ames, D., Amin, N., Amouyel, P., Andreassen, O. A., Armstrong, N. J., Assareh, A. A., Attia, J. R., Attix, D., Avramopoulos, D., Bennett, D. A., Böhmer, A. C., Boyle, P. A., Brodaty, H., Campbell, H., Cannon, T. D., Cirulli, E. T., Congdon, E., Conley, E. D., Corley, J., Cox, S. R., Dale, A. M., Dehghan, A., Dick, D., Dickinson, D., Eriksson, J. G., Evangelou, E., Faul, J. D., Ford, I., Freimer, N. A., Gao, H., Giegling, I., Gillespie, N. A., Gordon, S. D., Gottesman, R. F., Griswold, M. E., Gudnason, V., Harris, T. B., Hartmann, A. M., Hatzimanolis, A., Heiss, G., Holliday, E. G., Joshi, P. K., Kähönen, M., Kardia, S. L. R., Karlsson, I., Kleineidam, L., Knopman, D. S., Kochan, N. A., Konte, B., Kwok, J. B., Le Hellard, S., Lee, T., Lehtimäki, T., Li, S-C., Lill, C. M., Liu, T., Koini, M., London, E., Longstreth, W. T., Lopez, O. L., Loukola, A., Luck, T., Lundervold, A. J., Lundquist, A., Lyytikäinen, L-P., Martin, N. G., Montgomery, G. W., Murray, A. D., Need, A. C., Noordam, R., Nyberg, L., Ollier, W., Papenberg, G., Pattie, A., Polasek, O., Poldrack, R. A., Psaty, B. M., Reppermund, S., Riedel-Heller, S. G., Rose, R. J., Rotter, J. I., Roussos, P., Rovio, S. P., Saba, Y., Sabb, F. W., Sachdev, P. S., Satizabal, C. L., Schmid, M., Scott, R. J., Scult, M. A., Simino, J., Slagboom, P. E., Smyrnis, N., Soumaré, A., Stefanis, N. C., Stott, D. J., Straub, R. E., Sundet, K., Taylor, A. M., Taylor, K. D., Tzoulaki, I., Tzourio, C., Uitterlinden, A., Vitart, V., Voineskos, A. N., Kaprio, J., Wagner, M., Wagner, H., Weinhold, L., Wen, K. H., Widen, E., Yang, Q., Zhao, W., Adams, H. H. H., Arking, D. E., Bilder, R. M., Bitsios, P., Boerwinkle, E., Chiba-Falek, O., Corvin, A., De Jager, P. L., Debette, S., Donohoe, G., Elliott, P., Fitzpatrick, A. L., Gill, M., Glahn, D. C., Hägg, S., Hansell, N. K., Hariri, A. R., Ikram, M. K., Jukema, J. W., Vuoksimaa, E., Keller, M. C., Kremen, W. S., Launer, L., Lindenberger, U., Palotie, A., Pedersen, N. L., Pendleton, N., Porteous, D. J., Räikkönen, K., Raitakari, O. T., Ramirez, A., Reinvang, I., Rudan, I., Dan Rujescu, Schmidt, R., Schmidt, H., Schofield, P. W., Schofield, P. R., Starr, J. M., Steen, V. M., Trollor, J. N., Turner, S. T., Van Duijn, C. M., Villringer, A., Weinberger, D. R., Weir, D. R., Wilson, J. F., Malhotra, A., McIntosh, A. M., Gale, C. R., Seshadri, S., Mosley, T. H., Bressler, J., Lencz, T. & Deary, I. J., 1 May 2019, In: Nature Communications. 10, 1, p. 2068

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