Alden L Gross

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Modeling learning and memory using verbal learning tests: results from ACTIVE
    Alden L Gross
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:153-67. 2013
  2. pmc Cortical signatures of cognition and their relationship to Alzheimer's disease
    Alden L Gross
    Institute for Aging Research, Harvard Medical School, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Rm 634, Boston, MA, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 6:584-98. 2012
  3. pmc Parallel but not equivalent: challenges and solutions for repeated assessment of cognition over time
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:758-72. 2012
  4. pmc Cognitive predictors of everyday functioning in older adults: results from the ACTIVE Cognitive Intervention Trial
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 798 Hampton House, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:557-66. 2011
  5. pmc Memory training in the ACTIVE study: how much is needed and who benefits?
    George W Rebok
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Aging Health 25:21S-42S. 2013
  6. pmc Word list memory predicts everyday function and problem-solving in the elderly: results from the ACTIVE cognitive intervention trial
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 18:129-46. 2011
  7. pmc Memory training interventions for older adults: a meta-analysis
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:722-34. 2012
  8. pmc Modeling change in memory performance and memory perceptions: findings from the ACTIVE study
    Jeanine M Parisi
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:518-24. 2011
  9. pmc Memory training and strategy use in older adults: results from the ACTIVE study
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:503-17. 2011
  10. pmc Depressive symptoms and inductive reasoning performance: findings from the ACTIVE reasoning training intervention
    Jeanine M Parisi
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Psychol Aging 29:843-51. 2014

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Publications25

  1. pmc Modeling learning and memory using verbal learning tests: results from ACTIVE
    Alden L Gross
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:153-67. 2013
    ..To investigate the influence of memory training on initial recall and learning...
  2. pmc Cortical signatures of cognition and their relationship to Alzheimer's disease
    Alden L Gross
    Institute for Aging Research, Harvard Medical School, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Rm 634, Boston, MA, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 6:584-98. 2012
    ..We conclude that predictive models are best when they utilize both neuropsychological measures and imaging biomarkers...
  3. pmc Parallel but not equivalent: challenges and solutions for repeated assessment of cognition over time
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:758-72. 2012
    ..This study's objective was to compare mean, linear, and equipercentile equating methods and demonstrate their utility in longitudinal research...
  4. pmc Cognitive predictors of everyday functioning in older adults: results from the ACTIVE Cognitive Intervention Trial
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 798 Hampton House, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:557-66. 2011
    ..The present study sought to predict changes in everyday functioning using cognitive tests...
  5. pmc Memory training in the ACTIVE study: how much is needed and who benefits?
    George W Rebok
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Aging Health 25:21S-42S. 2013
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  6. pmc Word list memory predicts everyday function and problem-solving in the elderly: results from the ACTIVE cognitive intervention trial
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 18:129-46. 2011
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  7. pmc Memory training interventions for older adults: a meta-analysis
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:722-34. 2012
    ..These findings can inform the design of future memory training programs for older adults...
  8. pmc Modeling change in memory performance and memory perceptions: findings from the ACTIVE study
    Jeanine M Parisi
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:518-24. 2011
    ..Findings suggest that memory complaints may accurately reflect decline in objective memory performance, but that these memory changes are not necessarily related to compensatory behaviors...
  9. pmc Memory training and strategy use in older adults: results from the ACTIVE study
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:503-17. 2011
    ..This study provides evidence that older adults can be trained to use cognitive strategies, the effects are durable, and strategies are associated with memory and everyday functioning...
  10. pmc Depressive symptoms and inductive reasoning performance: findings from the ACTIVE reasoning training intervention
    Jeanine M Parisi
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Psychol Aging 29:843-51. 2014
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  11. pmc Do older adults use the method of loci? Results from the ACTIVE study
    Alden L Gross
    a Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Exp Aging Res 40:140-63. 2014
    ..The authors evaluated the hypotheses that training can increase the use of MoL, and that MoL use is associated with better memory...
  12. doi request reprint Effect of Community Volunteering on Physical Activity: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Vijay R Varma
    Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health, Baltimore, Maryland Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 50:106-10. 2016
    ..This study evaluates the effects of the Baltimore Experience Corps program, a community-based volunteer program, on walking activity in older adults...
  13. doi request reprint Cognitive and Physical Demands of Activities of Daily Living in Older Adults: Validation of Expert Panel Ratings
    Tamara G Fong
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife and Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 1 Electronic address
    PM R 7:727-35. 2015
    ..Difficulties with performance of functional activities may result from cognitive and/or physical impairments. To date, there has not been a clear delineation of the physical and cognitive demands of activities of daily living...
  14. pmc Calibration and validation of an innovative approach for estimating general cognitive performance
    Alden L Gross
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew Senior Life, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 42:144-53. 2014
    ..To evaluate a new approach for creating a composite measure of cognitive function, we calibrated a measure of general cognitive performance from existing neuropsychological batteries...
  15. pmc Adverse outcomes after hospitalization and delirium in persons with Alzheimer disease
    Tamara G Fong
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:848-56, W296. 2012
    ..Hospitalization, frequently complicated by delirium, can be a life-changing event for patients with Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  16. pmc Alcohol consumption and domain-specific cognitive function in older adults: longitudinal data from the Johns Hopkins Precursors Study
    Alden L Gross
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:39-47. 2011
    ..The association of alcohol consumption with performance in different cognitive domains has not been well studied...
  17. doi request reprint Modeling longitudinal change in motor and cognitive processing speed in presymptomatic Huntington's disease
    David Aaron Maroof
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 33:901-9. 2011
    ..Cognitive test scores may also improve the ability to predict disease onset among gene mutation carriers and help families to better plan for potential personal and economic hardship...
  18. pmc Computerized cognitive training with older adults: a systematic review
    Alexandra M Kueider
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40588. 2012
    ..Overall, findings are comparable or better than those from reviews of more traditional, paper-and-pencil cognitive training approaches suggesting that computerized training is an effective, less labor intensive alternative...
  19. doi request reprint Development of an Expanded Measure of Physical Functioning for Older Persons in Epidemiologic Research
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Center on Aging and Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Res Aging 37:671-94. 2015
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  20. pmc The association of educational attainment and SBP among older community-living adults: the Maintenance of Balance, Independent Living, Intellect and Zest in the Elderly (MOBILIZE) Boston Study
    Dan K Kiely
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew Senior Life, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Hypertens 30:1518-25. 2012
    ..Educational attainment is inversely associated with SBP level in young adulthood. This association has not been studied in an older cohort, and confounding and mediating factors are not well known...
  21. doi request reprint Impact of the Baltimore Experience Corps Trial on cortical and hippocampal volumes
    Michelle C Carlson
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Center on Aging and Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 11:1340-8. 2015
    ..We report the 2-year effects of a randomized controlled trial of an intergenerational social health promotion program on older men's and women's brain volumes...
  22. doi request reprint Harmonizing Measures of Cognitive Performance Across International Surveys of Aging Using Item Response Theory
    Kitty S Chan
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Aging Health 27:1392-414. 2015
    ..To harmonize measures of cognitive performance using item response theory (IRT) across two international aging studies...
  23. doi request reprint Predictors of Retest Effects in a Longitudinal Study of Cognitive Aging in a Diverse Community-Based Sample
    Alden L Gross
    1Departments of Epidemiology and Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland and Center on Aging and Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 21:506-18. 2015
    ..Differential retest effects may not limit the generalizability of inferences across different groups in longitudinal research...
  24. pmc Calibrating longitudinal cognition in Alzheimer's disease across diverse test batteries and datasets
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 43:194-205. 2014
    ..We sought to identify optimal approaches by calibrating longitudinal cognitive performance across studies with different neuropsychological batteries...
  25. doi request reprint Further validation of the Internet-based Dementia Risk Assessment
    Jason Brandt
    School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA The Copper Ridge Institute, Sykesville, MD, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 41:937-45. 2014
    ..Prospective studies of cognitively normal persons who subsequently develop dementia will be necessary to establish its predictive validity. ..