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Jan. 2016        -     "Building cognitive reserve: do computer games really work?"
                                            Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation

Jan. 2015        -     "Tackling Challenges of Education and Health Together"
                                            Huffinton Post

Jan. 2015        -     "Tackling Challenges of Education and Health Together"
                                            Huffinton Post

Jun. 2014        -     "Making Aging Positive"
                                            The Atlantic

Feb. 2012     -     "Harnessing the Wisdom of the Ages" 
                                         American Psychological Association

Jun. 2011      -     "Promoting Healthy, Meaningful Aging Through Social Involvement: Building  an Experience Corps"  
                                        The Dana Foundation: Cerebrum

May 2011     -    "Benefits of the Baltimore Experience Corps Volunteer Program: Interview with Michelle Carlson" [Video] 
                                        Population Reference Bureau
Jun. 2010      -     "Tutoring Students Might Lower Dementia Risk in Older Americans" [Video]
                                        Voice of America

Apr. 2010      -     "Tutoring Benefits Seniors' Health, Students' Skills"
                                        USA Today

Mar. 2010     -     "Alzheimer's, Aging and Elementary Schools" [Audio]

Mar. 2010     -    "Gray Matters"
                                       Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Magazine

Feb. 2010     -    "When Seniors Tutor Kids They Sharpen Their Own Minds As Well"
                                       U.S. News & World Report

Feb. 2010     -    "Reviewers Give Experience Corps Study a Pat on the Back"
                                       Education Week

Jan. 2010      -    "Schooling the Aging Brain"
                                       The New York Times

Dec. 2009     -    "For Older Adults, Participating in Social Service Activities Can Improve Brain Functions"
                                      Johns Hopkins School of Public Health News

Dec. 2009     -    "Johns Hopkins Study Confirms Experience Corps Improves Older Adults' Cognitive Ability and Overall Health and Well-Being"
                                      AARP Experience Corps

Dec. 2009     -     Press Release
                                      AARP Experience Corps

Aug. 2009     -    "Boost Brain Power 24 Hours a Day"
                                      Prevention Magazine

Jun. 2009     -    "Experts Reveal Best Ways to Save an Aging Brain"

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Clark, S., Parisi, J., Kuo, J., & Carlson, M. C. (2016). Physical activity is associated with reduced risk of executive function impairment in older women. Journal of Aging and Health, 28(4), 726-739.

Gross, A. L., Xue, Q. L., Bandeen-Roche, K., Fried, L. P., Varadhan, R., McAdams-DeMarco, M. A., ... & Carlson, M. C. (2016). Declines and Impairment in Executive Function Predict Onset of Physical Frailty. The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, glw067.

Vannorsdall TD, Kuider AM, Carlson MC, Schretlan DJ. Higher baseline serum uric acid is associated with poorer cognitive decline in women. Exp Gerontol. 2014; 60: 136-139.

Krall, J. R., Carlson, M. C., Fried, L. P., & Xue, Q. L. (2014). Examining the dynamic, bidirectional associations between cognitive and physical functioning in older adults. American journal of epidemiology, kwu198.

Palta P, Xue Q-L, Deal JA, Fried LP, Walston JD, Carlson MC. Interleukin-6 and C-Reactive protein levels and 9-year cognitive decline in community-dwelling older women: the women’s health and aging study II. Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences. E-pub ahead of print. Doi:10.1093/Gerona/glu132.

Parisi, J. M., Xia, J., Spira, A. P., Xue, Q. L., Rieger, M. L., Rebok, G. W., & Carlson, M. C. (2014). The association between lifestyle activities and late-life depressive symptoms. Activities, adaptation & aging, 38(1), 1-10.

Carlson, M.C., Parisi, J., Xia, J., Xue, Q.L., Rebok, G.W.,...Fried LP. (2012). Lifestyle activities and memory: Variety may be the spice of life. The Women’s Health and Aging Study II. Journal of International Neuropsychological Society.

Mielke, M., Bandura, V.V., Haughey, N.J., Xia, J., Fried, L.P., Yasar, S.,...Carlson, M.C., (2012). Serum ceramides increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease: The Women's Health and Aging Study II. Neurology.

Carlson, M.C., Xue, Q.L., Zhou, J., & Fried, L.P. (2009). Executive decline and dysfunction precedes memory decline: The Women’s Health and Aging Study II. The Journal of Gerontololgy Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences.

Mielke, M.M., Xue, Q.L., Zhou, J., Chaves, P.H., Fried, L.P., & Carlson, M.C. (2008). Baseline Serum Cholesterol Is Selectively Associated With Motor Speed and Not Rates of Cognitive Decline: The Women's Health and Aging Study II. The Journal of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences.63(6):619-24.

Carlson, M.C., Xue, Q., Fried, L.P., Tekwe, C., & Brandt, J. (2005). Validation of the Hopkins Medication Schedule to objectively measure compliance. The Women’s Health and Aging Study II. Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences. 60A:217-223.

Carlson, M.C., Fried, L.P., Xue, Q.L., Zeger, S.L., & Brandt, J. (1999). Association between executive attention and physical functional performance in community-dwelling older women. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 54B, S262-S270.