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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 512714, 9 pages
Association of Social Engagement with Brain Volumes Assessed by Structural MRI
1Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
2Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
3Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
4Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
5Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
6Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
7Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Received 11 June 2012; Accepted 2 August 2012
Academic Editor: Alan J. Gow
Copyright © 2012 Bryan D. James et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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