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Chloe Fawns-Ritchie

Questionnaire Officer

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Education/Academic qualification

2015Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Edinburgh
Health literacy, cognitive ability, and health
Master in Science, University of Edinburgh
“Embodied cognition: How does focal motor impairment in Motor Neuron Disease influence processing of action verbs?”
Master of Arts, University of Edinburgh
“Letter fluency in Motor Neuron Disease: Is there a specific action word deficit?”


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

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