Benjamin Cornwell

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Assessment of social network change in a national longitudinal survey
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 69:S75-82. 2014
  2. pmc The health benefits of network growth: new evidence from a national survey of older adults
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, 354 Uris Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 125:94-106. 2015
  3. pmc Social disadvantage and network turnover
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 70:132-42. 2015
  4. pmc Network bridging potential in later life: life-course experiences and social network position
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Scoiology, 354 Uris Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Aging Health 21:129-54. 2009
  5. pmc Social Networks in the NSHAP Study: rationale, measurement, and preliminary findings
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:i47-55. 2009
  6. pmc Unemployment and widespread influenza in America, 1999-2010
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:63-70. 2012
  7. pmc Independence through social networks: bridging potential among older women and men
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, 323 Uris Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:782-94. 2011
  8. pmc Network position and sexual dysfunction: implications of partner betweenness for men
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, 354 Uris Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    AJS 117:172-208. 2011
  9. pmc Social network bridging potential and the use of complementary and alternative medicine in later life
    Alyssa W Goldman
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, 333 Uris Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 140:69-80. 2015

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Assessment of social network change in a national longitudinal survey
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 69:S75-82. 2014
    ..We describe a novel survey technique that was used to record specific personnel changes that occurred within respondents' networks during the 5-year study period, and we make recommendations regarding usage of the resulting data...
  2. pmc The health benefits of network growth: new evidence from a national survey of older adults
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, 354 Uris Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 125:94-106. 2015
    ....
  3. pmc Social disadvantage and network turnover
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 70:132-42. 2015
    ..This is a particularly important issue among disadvantaged older adults, who may benefit from stable networks. This article, therefore, examines whether social disadvantage is related to various aspects of personal network change...
  4. pmc Network bridging potential in later life: life-course experiences and social network position
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Scoiology, 354 Uris Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Aging Health 21:129-54. 2009
    ..At the same time, widows are more likely to serve as bridges. Discussion. The discusses the need for more dialogue between social network researchers and social gerontologists to help explain older adults' bridging prospects...
  5. pmc Social Networks in the NSHAP Study: rationale, measurement, and preliminary findings
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:i47-55. 2009
    ..Data on the extent to which older adults involve network members in personal health matters are also discussed...
  6. pmc Unemployment and widespread influenza in America, 1999-2010
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:63-70. 2012
    ..Following a theory that argues that macroeconomic conditions affect population health, this paper examines whether there is an association between monthly unemployment rates and influenza activity...
  7. pmc Independence through social networks: bridging potential among older women and men
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, 323 Uris Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:782-94. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Network position and sexual dysfunction: implications of partner betweenness for men
    Benjamin Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, 354 Uris Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    AJS 117:172-208. 2011
    ..The authors consider several explanations for these findings and urge additional research on the links between health, gender, and network structure...
  9. pmc Social network bridging potential and the use of complementary and alternative medicine in later life
    Alyssa W Goldman
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, 333 Uris Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 140:69-80. 2015
    ..We close by discussing alternative explanations of these findings and their potential implications for research on CAM usage. ..