BALTIMORE EXPERIENCE CORPS TRIAL (BECT) & BRAIN HEALTH SUBSTUDY (BHS)
Varma, V. R., Carlson, M. C., Parisi, J. M., Tanner, E. K., McGill, S., Fried, L. P., et al. (2015). Experience Corps Baltimore: Exploring the stressors and rewards of high-intensity civic engagement. Gerontologist, 55(6), 1038-1049.
Tang, X., Varma, V. R., Miller, M. I., & Carlson, M. C. (2016). Education is associated with sub-regions of the hippocampus and the amygdala vulnerable to neuropathologies of Alzheimer’s disease. Brain Structure and Function, 1-11.
Varma, V. R., Tang, X., & Carlson, M. C. (2016). Hippocampal sub‐regional shape and physical activity in older adults. Hippocampus.
Parisi JM, Ramsey CM, Carlson MC, Xue QL, Huang J, Romani WA, McGill S, Seeman TE, Tanner EK, Barron J, Tan EJ, Gruenwald TL, Diibor I, Fried LP, Rebok GW. Impact of Experience Corps participation on school climate. Prevention Science. February 2015.
Gruenwald TL, Tanner EK, Carlson MC, Xue QL, Parisi JM, Rebok GW, Yamell, L, Seeman TE. The Baltimore Experience Corps trial: enhancing generativity via intergenerational activity engagement in later life. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological and Social Sciences. 2015.
Carlson MC, Kuo JH, Chuang YF, Varma VR, Harris GC, Albert MA, Erickson KI, Kramer AF, Parisi JM, Xue QL, Tan EJ, Tanner EK, Gross A, Seeman TW, Gruenewald TL, McGill S, Rebok GW, Fried LP. Impact of a multi-modal intervention on brain volume: the Baltimore experience corps trial brain health study. Alzheimer’s & Dementia. In Press.
Varma VR, Chuang YF, Harris GC, Tan EJ, Carlson MC. Low-intensity daily walking activity is associated with hippocampal volume in older adults. Hippocampus. In Press
Parisi JM, Kuo J, Rebok GW, Xue QL, Fried JP, Gruenewald TL, Huang J, Seeman TE, Roth DL, Tanner EK, Carlson MC. Increases in lifestyle activities as a result of Experience Corps paticipation. Journal of Urban Health. 2014. In Press.
Varma VR, Carlson MC, Parisi JM, McGill S, Fried LP, Song LH, Gruenewald TL. Experience Corps Baltimore: exploring the rewards and stressors of high-intensity civic engagement. Gerontologist. March 2014 [Epub ahead of print]
Chuang Y, Eldreth D, Erickson KI, Varma VR, Harris GC, Fried LP, Rebok GW, Tanner EK, Carlson MC. Cardiovascular risks and brain function: an fMRI study of executive function in older adults. Neurobiology of Aging. Dec 2013 [Epub ahead of print]
Jonassaint CR, Varma VR, Chuang Y, Harris GC, Yasar S, Polinder-Bos H, Carlson MC. Lower hemoglobin is associated with poorer cognitive performance and smaller brain volume in older adults. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. In Press.
Varma VR. Tan EJ, Wang T, Xue Q, Fried LP, King AC, Seplaki CL, Seeman TE, Rebok GW, Carlson MC. The association between low-intensity activity and mobility difficulty. Journal of Applied Gerontology. Dec 2013 [Epub ahead of print].
Parisi, J. M., Xia, J., Spira, A. P., Xue, Q-L., Rieger, M.L., Rebok, G. W., & Carlson, M. C. (2013). The association between lifestyle activities and late-life depressive symptoms. Activities, Adaptation, and Aging. 38(1). In Press.
Fried, L.P. , Carlson, M.C., McGill, S., Seeman, T., Xue, Q.L., Frick, K., Tan, E., Tanner, E.K., Barron, J., Frangakis, C., Piferi, R., Martinez, I., Gruenewald, T., Martin, B.K., Berry-Vaughn, L., Stewart, J., Dickersin, K., Willging, P.R., Rebok, G.W.. (2013). Experience Corps: A dual trial to promote the health of older adults and children's academic success. Contemporary Clinical Trials.
Tan, E.J., McGill, S., Tanner, E.K., Carlson, M.C., Rebok, G.W., Seeman, T.E., & Fried, L.P. (2013). The Evolution of an Academic-Community Partnership in the Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Experience Corps(R) Baltimore City: A Courtship Model. The Gerontologist.
Carlson, M.C., Seplaki, C.L., & Seeman, T.E. (2012). Reversing the impact of disparities in socioeconomic status over the life course on cognitive and brain aging. In Wolfe, B, Evans, WN, & Seeman, TE (Eds.), The biological consequences of socioeconomic inequalities (215-247). Russell Sage Foundation Publications.
Carlson, M.C., Eldreth, D., & Chuang, Y.F. (2012). Mental disorders across the life span and the role of executive function networks. In Eaton, WW (Ed.) Public mental health (245-268). Oxford University Press.
Parisi, J.M., Rebok, G.W., Seeman, T.E., Tanner, E.K., Tan, E., Fried, L.P.,...Carlson, M.C. (2012). Lifestyle activities in sociodemographically at-risk urban, older adults prior to participation in the Baltimore Experience Corps trial. Activities, Adaptation & Aging. 36, 242-260.
Parisi, J.M., Rebok, G.W., Xue, Q.L., Fried, L.P., Seeman, T.E., Tanner, E.K.,...Carlson, M.C. (2012). The role of education and intellectual activity on cognition. Journal of Aging Research.
Agbedia, O.O., Varma, V.R., Seplaki, C.L., Seeman, T.E., Fried, L.P., Li, L.,...Carlson, M.C. (2011). Blunted diurnal decline of cortisol among older adults with low socioeconomic status. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
Tan, E.J., Tanner, E.K., Seeman, T.E., Xue, Q.L., Rebok, G.W., Frick, K.D.,...Fried LP. (2010). Marketing public health through older adult volunteering: Experience Corps as a social marketing intervention. American Journal of Public Health.
Carlson, M.C., Erickson, K.I., Kramer, A.F., Voss, M.W., Bolea, N., Mielke, M.,...Fried, L.P. (2009). Evidence for neurocognitive plasticity in at-risk older adults: The Experience Corps Program. Journals of Gerontology: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences.
Carlson, M.C., Saczynski, J.S., Rebok, G.W., Seeman, T., Glass, T.A., McGill, S.,...Fried, L.P. (2008). Exploring the effects of an "everyday" activity program on executive function and memory in older adults: Experience Corps. Gerontologist, 48(6): 793-801.
Fried, L.P., Carlson, M.C., Freedman, M., Frick, K.D., Glass, T.A., Hill, J.,...Zeger, S. (2004). A social model for health promotion for an aging population: Initial evidence on the Experience Corps model. Journal of Urban Health, 81(1): 64-78.