My major research interests are focused in three interrelated areas:
- identification of early risk and protective factors on later life cognitive health and daily function;
- prevention of age-related cognitive decline, memory loss, depression, and disability;
- study of the short- and long-term outcomes of cognitive intervention trials with children and with normal and impaired older adults.
Ball, K., Berch, D.B., Helmers, K.F., Jobe, J.B., Leveck, M.D., Marsiske, M., Morris, J.N., Rebok, G.W., Smith, D.M., Tennstedt, S.L., Unverzagt, F.W., & Willis, S.L. (2002). Effects of cognitive training interventions with older adults : A randomized controlled trial. JAMA, 288, 2271-2281.
Rebok, G.W., Li, G., Baker, S.P., Grabowski, J.G., & Willoughby, S. (2002). Self-rated changes in cognition and piloting skills: A comparison of younger and older airline pilots. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 73, 466-471.
Lee, L-C., & Rebok, G.W. (2002). Anxiety and depression in children: A test of the positive-negative affect model. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 41, 419-426.
Lesikar, S.E. Gallo, J.J., Rebok, G.W., & Keyl, P.M. (2002). A prospective study of brief neuropsychological measures to assess crash risk in older primary care patients. The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice, 15, 11-19.