RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Explore these publications to view findings from the I-CONECT research study.

Wu, C. Y., Mattek, N., Wild, K., Miller, L. M., Kaye, J. A., Silbert, L. C., & Dodge, H. H. (2022). Can changes in social contact (frequency and mode) mitigate low mood before and during the COVID-19 pandemic? The I-CONECT project. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 70(3), 669–676.

Yu K, Wild K, Potempa K, Hampstead BM, Lichtenberg PA, Struble LM, Pruitt P, Alfaro EL, Lindsley J, MacDonald M, Kaye JA, Silbert LC and Dodge HH (2021) The Internet-Based Conversational Engagement Clinical Trial (I-CONECT) in Socially Isolated Adults 75+ Years Old: Randomized Controlled Trial Protocol and COVID-19 Related Study Modifications. Frontiers in Digital Health. 

Tang F, Uchendu I, Wang F, Dodge HH, Zhou J. (2020). Scalable diagnostic screening of mild cognitive impairment using AI dialogue agent. Scientific Reports. 10 (1), 5732. 

Cerino ES, Hooker K, Goodrich E, Dodge HH. (2019). Personality moderates intervention effects on cognitive function: A 6-week conversation-based intervention. Gerontologist. May 21. pii: gnz063. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnz063. 

Dodge HH. (2018). Using technology to advance social health.  In Leonard Kaye and Clifford Singer, edit. Social Isolation in Later Life: Strategies for Bolstering Health and Well-Being. Chapter 10: P135-148. New York: Springer Publishing Company.  (book chapter).

Asgari M, Kaye JA, Dodge HH, et al. (2017). Predicting Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) from spontaneous spoken utterances. Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions. 3: 219-228. 

Dodge HH, Mattek N, Gregor M, Bowman M, et al. (2015). Social markers of Mild Cognitive Impairment: Proportion of word counts in free conversational speech. Current Alzheimer Research. 12(6): 513. PM26027814/PMC4526336

Dodge HH, Zhu J, Mattek N, Bowman M, Ybarra O, Wild K, Loewenstein DA, Kaye JA. (2015). Web-enabled conversational interactions as a means to improve cognitive functions: Results of a 6-week randomized controlled trial. Alzheimers & Dementia : Translational Research and Clinical Interventions. 1(1): 1-12. PM26203461/PMC4507295

Dodge HH, Ybarra O, Kaye JA. (2014). Tools for advancing research into social networks and cognitive function in older adults.  International Psychogeriatrics. 26(4): 533-539. PM24152936/PMC3654367

Dodge HH, Katsumata Y, Zhu J, Mattek N, Bowman M, Gregor M, Wild K, Kaye JA. (2014). Characteristics associated with willingness to participate in a randomized controlled behavioral clinical trial using home-based personal computers and a webcam. Trials. 15: 508. PM25539637/PMC4307639